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Accountant Officers / Paymasters - Pay and Allowances

1908 10 06
Paymaster with the Captain (D) Destroyers, Channel Fleet - Allowance
At the Court at Balmoral, the 26th day of September, 1908.

Present, The Kingís Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 18th September, 1908, in the words following, viz.

Whereas by section three of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, etc.

And whereas an allowance of two shillings and sixpence a day is payable under various Orders of Your Majesty and of Her late Majesty in Council to Officers holding appointments as Secretaries to Chiefs of Staff, Clerks to Senior Officers on certain Stations, Clerk to Inspecting Captain of Boys' Training Ships, &c., in recognition of the onerous and responsible character of the work devolving upon them :

And whereas the Assistant Paymaster appointed for duty with the Captain (D) Commanding Torpedo Boat Destroyers of the Channel Fleet is required to perform work of an equally onerous and responsible character :

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the payment of an allowance of two shillings and sixpence a day to the Officer employed on this duty.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's' Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of .His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed. And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
A. W. FitzRoy


1909 04 13
Extra Pay - Accountant Officers
And whereas we are of opinion that the duties devolving upon the Accountant Officers of Depot Ships for Torpedo Boat Destroyers in home waters are so onerous and responsible as to merit the grant of extra remuneration

And whereas the extent of these duties varies with the size of the flotillas, and the flotillas themselves are liable to be reconstituted from time to time to suit the requirements of Your Majesty's Fleet

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to authorize the grant of an allowance to the Senior Accountant Officer of any Depot Ship for Torpedo Boat Destroyers in the Fleets in home waters according to the following scale:-

2s.

6d.

a day when the average numbers borne per Quarter in Depot Ship and Tenders exceed

1,000

4s.

0d.

ditto

1,500

5s.

0d.

ditto

2,000

payment to commence as from the 29 January, 1908


1909 07 02
Junior Accounts Officer's Allowances
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 28th day of June, 1909.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the thirteenth day of May, one thousand nine hundred and nine, in the words following, viz. :-

Whereas by section three of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, etc.

And whereas we are of opinion that the nature and extent of the duties of the Junior Accountant Officers acting as clerks to the Captains of the depot ships for nucleus crew torpedo boat destroyers and torpedo boats at the Home ports are such as to merit some extra remuneration :

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the grant of an allowance of two shillings and sixpence a day to the Officers doing duty as Captain's Clerks in the depot ships for nucleus crew torpedo boat destroyers and torpedo boats at Portsmouth, Devonport, and The Nore

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed. And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
A. W. FitzRoy.


1910 10 21
Paymasters at Malta - Allowances
At the Court at Saint Jamesís, the 13th day of October, 1910.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the eighth day of August, one thousand nine hundred and ten, in the words following, viz.:-

Whereas by section three of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, etc.

And whereas by Order in Council of 4th March, 1884, authority was given for the payment of an allowance of £91 5s. 0d. a year to the Paymaster at Malta for performing duties in connection with the Reserve :

And whereas we are of opinion that, owing to changes which have taken place at Malta, this allowance should be apportioned between the Accountant Officer of the Receiving Ship and the Accountant Officer of the Depot Ship for Torpedo Boat Destroyers and Torpedo Boats at Malta :

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to direct that, on the supersession of the present Accountant Officer of the Receiving Ship at Malta, the above mentioned allowance be discontinued, and to authorize in lieu allowances of two shillings and sixpence a day each being paid respectively to the Accountant Officer of the Receiving Ship and the Accountant Officer of the Depot Ship for Torpedo Boat Destroyers and Torpedo Boats :

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of .His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed, and the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
Almeric FitzRoy.


1910 10 21
Accountant Branch - Exams - Retirement pay on failure.
At the Court at Saint Jamesís, the 13th October, 1910.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from. the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 10th August, 1910, in the words following, viz.:-

Whereas by section three of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, etc.

And whereas we have seen fit to establish the Regulation that Officers who have entered or may enter the Accountant Branch of Your Majesty's Navy as Assistant Clerks in or after the year 1909 shall not be promoted to the rank of Paymaster until they have passed an examination to qualify them for that rank, in addition to the examination required to be passed before promotion to the rank of Assistant Paymaster :

And whereas we consider it necessary to provide for the retirement of Assistant Paymasters who fail to obtain promotion :

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to direct that Assistant Paymasters who have entered as Assistant Clerks in or after the year 1909, and who have been passed over for promotion to the rank of Paymaster, shall be placed on the Retired List on their attaining the age of forty years, with retired pay according to the following scale

  s. d.  
Assistant Paymasters of over 3 years'. service 3 6 a day
with an additional sixpence a day for each year's service up to a maximum of 6 0 a day.

The Lord. Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this. proposal.

His Majesty having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed. And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
Almeric FitzRoy


1910 10 21
Paymasters and Secretaries - Pay and Allowances
At the Court at Saint James's, the 13th day of October, 1910.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas, there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the tenth day of October, one thousand nine hundred and ten, in the words following, viz.:-

Whereas by section three of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, etc.

And whereas we consider it desirable to provide that the full and half-pay of Accountant Officers (other than those electing to remain on the old scale) shall in future depend upon rank, and seniority in that rank, instead of upon length of service :

And whereas we also consider it desirable that the remuneration of Secretaries to Flag Officers and Commodores should be based on their full pay as Accountant Officers, with the addition of an allowance varying according to the importance of the Command, and that an Accountant Officer serving as Senior Clerk to a Secretary in certain appointments should receive a daily allowance in addition to his full pay :

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction

  1. the grant of full and half pay on the scale set forth in the annexed Schedule to all Accountant Officers entering Your Majesty's Navy on or after the first day of October, one thousand nine hundred and ten, and to such of the Accountant Officers previously entered as may elect to be paid on this scale as from that date;
  2. the abolition of the scales of full and half pay for Secretaries laid down in Appendices I and IV of the Regulations for the Government of Your Majesty's Naval Service, and the substitution, as from the first day of October, one thousand nine hundred and ten, of remuneration based on the rate of full pay due as Accountant Officer with the addition of an allowance as specified in the annexed Schedule, provided :-
  1. that the combined rate of full pay and allowance shall not (with the exceptions specified) exceed the maximum for the appointment fixed by the new scale ;
  2. that Accountant Officers other than those referred to in clause (a) hereof shall, if in future appointed as Secretaries, receive full pay due as Accountant Officer under the old scale together with the allowance specified in the annexed Schedule subject (with the exceptions specified) to the maximum remuneration fixed by the Schedule not being exceeded ;
  3. that Secretaries who would be prejudiced by the change shall continue in receipt of pay under the old scale during their existing appointments only.
  1. the recognition of the position of the Secretaries to the two Vice-Admirals commanding the Second Division and the Third and Fourth Divisions of the Home Fleet as equivalent to that of Secretaries to Commanders-in-Chief, from the dates on which the commands were respectively constituted.
  2. the issue of an allowance to each Secretary's Senior Clerk, as provided in the Schedule, as from the first day of October, one thousand nine hundred and ten :

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in these proposals.

Schedule
Scale or Full Pay Half Pay For Accountant Officers
Full Pay.

   

Daily Rate

Year of 365 Days

   

s.

d.

£

s.

d.

Assistant Clerk  

2

6

45

12

6

Clerk

4

0

73

0

0

Assistant Paymaster

On promotion

5

0

91

5

0

 

Of 2 years' seniority

7

0

127

15

0

 

Of 4 years' seniority

10

0

182

10

0

 

Of 8 years' seniority

11

0

200

15

0

 

Of 10 years' seniority

12

0

219

0

0

 

Of 18 years' seniority

13

0

287

5

0

Paymaster on promotion

15

0

273

15

0

 

Of 1 years' seniority

16

0

292

0

0

 

Of 3 years' seniority

17

0

310

5

0

Staff Paymaster

On promotion

18

0

328

10

0

 

Of 2 years' seniority

19

0

346

15

0

Fleet Paymaster

On promotion

21

0

383

5

0

 

Of 1 years' seniority

22

0

401

10

0

 

Of 2 years' seniority

23

0

419

15

0.

 

Of 3 years' seniority

24

0

438

0

0

 

Of 4 years' seniority

25

0

456

5

0

 

Of 5 years' seniority

26

0

474

10

0

 

Of 6 years' seniority

27

0

492

15

0

 

Of 7 years' seniority

28

0

511

0

0

 

Of 8 years' seniority

29

0

529

5

0

Fleet Paymaster

Of 9 years' seniority

30

0

547

10

0

 

Of 10 years' seniority

31

0

565

15

0

 

Of 11 years' seniority

32

0

584

0

0

 

Of 12 years' seniority

33

0

602

5

0

Paymaster-in-Chief

 

38

0

693

10

0

Half Pay

   

Daily

Rate.

Year of 365 Days

   

s.

d.

£

s.

d.

Assistant Paymaster

 

2

6

45

12

6

Paymaster

8

0

146

0

0

Staff Paymaster

On promotion

9

0

164

5

A

 

Of 2 years' seniority

10

0

182

10

0

Fleet Paymaster

On promotion

10

6

191

12

6

 

Of 2 years' seniority

11

6

209

17

6

 

Of 4 years' seniority

12

6

228

2

6

 

Of 6 years' seniority

13

6

246

7

6

 

Of 8 years' seniority

14

6

264

12

6

 

Of 10 years' seniority

15

6

282

17

6

 

Of 12 years' seniority

16

6

301

2

6

Paymaster-in-Chief

 

17

0

310

5

0

Note.- No increase of half-pay for increased seniority to be allowed in the case of Officers placed. on Ďpermanent' half-pay.

Scale of Remuneration of Secretaries.

Rank

Allowance as Secretary (in addition to full pay as Accountant Officer).

Maximum Remuneration as Secretary.

Exceptions.

 

per diem.

per diem.

 
 

s.

d.

s.

d.

 

1. Secretary to Commodore, 2nd Class

5

0

15

0

If a Paymaster is appointed lie is to receive pay due as Accountant Officer, but not the allowance as Secretary

2. Secretary to Rear-Admiral or Commodore., 1st Class (not a Commander-in-Chief, or Admiral Commanding Coast Guard and Reserves)

6

0

20

0

If a Fleet Paymaster or a Paymaster-in-Chief is appointed, he is to receive pay due as Accountant Officer, but not the allowance as Secretary

3. Secretary to Vice-Admiral (2nd in command) ("Junior Flag Officer")

4. Secretary to Commander-in Chief or Flag Officer in large independent commands, at Admiralty discretion

9

0

34

0

If a Paymaster-in-Chief is appointed, he is to receive pay as Accountant Officer, but not the allowance as Secretary

      Do. do.
after 5 years as Secretary under 4, above

9

0

43

0

 

Secretaries to receive half-pay on the scale of their rank as Accountant Officers.

Allowance To Secretary's Senior Clerk.

 

Daily

Rate

Year of 365 Days

 

s.

d.

£

s.

d.

Allowance to Assistant Paymaster serving as Senior Clerk to a Secretary paid as Secretary to a Commander-in-Chief (not to be drawn concurrently with allowance payable to the Secretary to the Chief of Staff)

2

6

45

12

6


1911 05 12
Retired Pay - Paymaster in Chief
And whereas by an Order in Council bearing date 'the 9th October, 1903, His late Majesty King Edward the Seventh was graciously pleased to institute the rank of Paymaster-in-Chief on the Active List, and to. provide that officers retired from that rank should be granted retired pay on the scale applicable to Fleet Paymasters.

And whereas we are of opinion that the scale of retired pay therein approved for Paymasters-in-Chief is inadequate, compared with the retired pay obtainable by other officers of corresponding relative rank:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction an addition of £10 for each complete year's full pay service in the rank of Paymaster-in-Chief on the Active List being allowed in the assessment of the retired pay of officers of that rank retired on or after the 1st April, 1911, subject to the total retired pay not exceeding £500 per annum.


1911 05 30
Captain's Clerk Excellent - Allowances
And whereas by His late Majesty's Order in Council bearing date the 28th day of June, 1909, an allowance of 2s. 6d. a day was sanctioned in the case of certain junior accountant officers acting as captain's clerks on account of the nature and extent of their duties:

And whereas we are of the opinion that the nature and extent of the duties devolving upon the captain's clerk of the Gunnery Establishment at Portsmouth are such as to merit extra remuneration:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction payment to this officer of an allowance of 2s. 6d. a day, to take effect as from the first day of November last:


1911 12 22
Assistant Paymaster Bombay - Allowance
And whereas we are of the opinion that the nature and extent of the duties devolving upon the Assistant Paymaster in charge of the Naval Depot at Bombay are such as to merit special recognition:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the payment to the officer holding that appointment of a special allowance of 2s. 6d. a day in addition to his other emoluments.


1912 02 16
Paymasters in Chief - Retired Pay
And whereas by an Order in Council of 9th May, 1911, Your Majesty was graciously pleased to approve of an addition of £10 for each complete year's full pay service in the rank of Paymaster in Chief on the Active List being allowed in the assessment of Retired Pay of Officers of that rank retired on or after the 1st April, 1911, subject to the total Retired Pay not exceeding £500 per annum

And whereas we are of opinion that Paymasters in Chief retired from that rank prior to the 1st April, 1911, should be allowed the benefits of the improved scale of Retired Pay:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to authorize us to adjust the Retired Pay of such Officers accordingly, as from the 1st April, 1911.


1912 07 05
Paymasters & Clerks Allowances
And whereas by Orders in Council of His late Majesty of 26th September, 1908, and 28th June, 1909, payment was sanctioned of an allowance of two shillings and sixpence a day to the Accountant Officer appointed for duty with the Captain (D) Commanding Torpedo Boat Destroyers of the Channel Fleet, and to those doing duty as Captain's Clerks in the Depôt Ships for Nucleus Crew Torpedo Boat Destroyers and Torpedo Boats at the Home Ports:

And whereas changes have taken place in the organisation of these vessels, and other Flotillas have been constituted in respect of which we are of opinion that a similar allowance should be paid

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to authorize us to extend the payment of the above mentioned allowance as from the 1st May, 1912, to all Clerks to Captains in Command of Torpedo Craft Flotillas, and to grant a similar allowance, at our discretion, in respect of such other Torpedo Craft Flotillas as may hereafter be established.


1912 10 18
Scale of Remuneration of Secretaries
And whereas owing to changes which have taken place in the organisation of the Fleets and Squadrons and in the relative importance of the various commands the emoluments of Secretaries are in certain cases no longer appropriate:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to authorize the substitution of the rates of allowances to Secretaries shewn in the annexed schedule for those set forth in the above-mentioned Order in Council:

Always provided that any Officer now serving as Secretary may continue in receipt of emoluments on the existing scale so long as he holds his present appointment:

Schedule .

Scale of Remuneration of Secretaries.

Rank.

Allowance as Secretary, in Addition to Full Pay as Accountant Officer.

Maximum Remuneration as Secretary.

Exceptions

 

Per diem.

Per diem.

 
 

s.

s.

 

1. Secretary to Commodore Second Class

5

15

If a Paymaster is appointed he is to receive pay as Accountant Officer only.

2. Secretary to Rear-Admiral or Commodore First Class (not a Commander-in-Chief or Admiral, Commanding Coast Guard and Reserves or Commanding a Squadron).

.

 

If a Fleet Paymaster or Paymaster-in-Chief is to receive pay as Accountant Officer only.

3. Secretary to Vice-Admiral (Second in Command and not Commanding a Squadron)

     

4. Secretary to a Rear-Admiral Commanding â Squadron (not a Commander-in-Chief)

6

24

If a Paymaster in-Chief is appointed he is to receive pay as Accountant Officer only.

5 Secretary to a. Vice-Admiral Commanding a Squadron (not a Commander-in-Chief).

6

33

Ditto.

6. Secretary to a Commander-in-Chief or Flag Officer in large independent Commands at Admiralty discretion.

9

33

Ditto. .

6. Secretary to a Commander-in-Chief or Flag Officer in large independent Commands at Admiralty discretion. After 5 years as Secretary under 6 above.

9

43

 

1913 02 18
Paymaster at Central Flying School - Additional Duties - Allowances
And whereas an Officer of the Accountant Branch of Your Majesty's Naval Service is serving as a Secretary to the Commandant of the Central Flying School and performs the duties of Paymaster in addition to his duties as Secretary:

And whereas we are of opinion that' this Officer should be granted an allowance at the rate of 2s. 6d. a day for performing the duties of Paymaster:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the payment to the Secretary to the Commandant, Central Flying School, of an allowance of 2s. 6d. à day accordingly, to take effect from 4th July, 1912.


1913 06 20
Secretaries - Status
And whereas by Your Majesty's Order in Council of the 11th day of October, 1912, accountant officers of Your Majesty's Fleet employed as secretaries to Vice-Admirals commanding squadrons are given status and pay inferior to that of a secretary to a Commander-in-Chief:

And whereas We are of opinion that accountant officers employed as secretaries to Vice-Admirals commanding squadrons of the First Fleet should receive the status of a secretary to a Commander-in-Chief while retaining the pay authorized for a secretary to a Vice-Admiral commanding a squadron:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the improvement in status of such officers accordingly, with effect from the eleventh day of October, 1912, as regards counting time in the appointments.


1913 10 17
Senior Clerks' status on Flag Staff
And whereas Your Majesty was graciously pleased by Your Order in Council bearing date the 13th day of October, 1910, to approve of an allowance of 2s. 6d. a day being granted to an Assistant Paymaster when serving as senior clerk to a Secretary paid as Secretary to a Commander-in-Chief:

And whereas Your Majesty was further graciously pleased by Your Order in Council bearing date the 13th day of June, 1913, to approve of Secretaries to Vice-Admirals Commanding Squadrons of the First Fleet receiving the status of a Secretary to a Commander-in-Chief as from the 11th day of October, 1912:

And whereas we are of opinion that an Assistant Paymaster serving as senior clerk to a Secretary who has the status of Secretary to a Commander-in-Chief should also receive the senior clerk's allowance:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction, as from the 11th October, 1912, the payment of the allowance of 2s. 6d. a day to an Assistant Paymaster when serving as senior clerk to a Secretary who has the status of Secretary to a Commander-in-Chief.


1913 10 17
Shortages - Reserve Paymasters in the Fleet
And whereas by Your Majesty's Order in Council, bearing date the 8th day of August, 1911, it is laid down that the average total number of Accountant Officers of Your Majesty's Fleet borne on the list during any financial year shall not exceed 685, of whom not more than 304 shall hold the ranks of Paymaster-in-Chief, Fleet Paymaster, Staff Paymaster or Paymaster, including 12 of the rank of Paymaster-in-Chief:

And whereas these numbers are now insufficient to meet the increased requirements of Your Majesty's Fleet, and in order to meet immediate requirements, we are desirous of utilising the services of such Assistant Paymasters of Your Majesty's Royal Naval Reserve as are willing to undergo an extended period of service in the Fleet:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the following proposals:

  1. That we be authorized to increase the establishment of Accountant Officers to a maximum average of 750, of whom not more than 304 shall hold the ranks of Paymaster-in-Chief, Fleet Paymaster, Staff Paymaster or Paymaster, including 15 of the rank of Paymaster-in-Chief
  2. That we be authorized to invite Assistant Paymasters, Royal Naval Reserve, to volunteer for one year's service afloat, with pay and allowances as shown in the accompanying Schedule, such Officers as may be accepted for service being included in the maximum establishment set forth above.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in these proposals.

Schedule.

Assistant Paymasters, Royal Naval Reserve, Employed For One Year's Service Afloat.

Pay ... 10s. a day.
Equipment allowance ... £15.
Bonus on termination of appointment ... £25.

(Conditional on good conduct and service.)


1913 10 17
Clerk at Queenstown - Additional Allowance
And whereas we are of opinion that the nature and extent of the duties devolving upon the Clerk to the Senior Officer of the Training Squadron at Queenstown are such as to merit extra remuneration

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction payment to this Officer of an allowance of 2s. 6d. a day, to take effect as from the 8th February, 1913.


1913 12 23
Naval Wing of Your Majesty's Flying Corps - Paymasters - Allowance
And whereas the senior Accountant Officer borne on ship's books for the Naval Wing of Your Majesty's Flying Corps is called upon to perform duties of such special character and extent as to render him in our opinion deserving of the grant of a special allowance

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the grant to this Officer of a special allowance of 2s. 6d. a day, with retrospective effect as from the 7th May, 1913.


1914 09 18
Allowances - Accountant Officers of the Depot Ship at Malta
And whereas by Order in Council of 4th March 1884, an allowance of 5s. a day is sanctioned for the Accountant Officer of the Depot Ship at Malta, and by Order in Council of His late Majesty bearing date the 2nd day of April, 1909, it is provided that Accountant Officers of Depot Ships for Torpedo Boat Destroyers in Home Waters shall receive allowances on the following scale :

  • 2s. 6d. a day when the average numbers borne per Quarter in Depot Ship and Tenders exceed 1,000.
  • 4s. 0d. a day when the average numbers borne per Quarter in Depot Ship and Tenders exceed 1,500.
  • 5s. 0d. a day when the average numbers borne per Quarter in Depot Ship and Tenders exceed 2,000.

And whereas in consequence of certain duties connected with the Mediterranean flotilla of Torpedo Boat Destroyers having been transferred from the Depot Ship at Malta to a Seagoing Depot Ship, we consider the allowance to the Accountant Officer of the Depot Ship at Malta should be at the rate of 2s. 6d. a day; and we further consider that the Senior Accountant Officers of Destroyer Depot Ships abroad should receive similar allowances to those provided for Accountant Officers of Destroyer Depot Ships at home.

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the grant of allowances on the above sliding scale to the Senior Accountant Officer of any Depot Ship for Torpedo Boat Destroyers in Fleets abroad, with effect as from the 5th May, 1914, and to approve of the allowance to the Accountant Officer of the Depot Ship at Malta being fixed at the rate of 2s. 6d. a day from the date upon which the instruction for the reduction of the allowances is received at Malta.


1915 02 05
Junior Accountant Officer - Clerk to the Inspecting Captain of Air Craft - Additional Allowance
And whereas we consider it desirable that the Junior Accountant Officer serving as Clerk to the Inspecting Captain of Air Craft should receive an allowance in recognition of the extra work and responsibility devolving upon him in that appointment:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to sanction the grant to this officer of an allowance of 2s. 6d. a day, with effect as from the 8th, May, 1913, the date on which he commenced his special duties.


1915 12 24
Senior Victualling Officer RN Barracks at Home Ports - Additional Allowances
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 22nd December, 1915.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, of 15th December, 1915, in the words following, viz.:

Whereas by Section 3 of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, etc.

And whereas we consider that the duties and responsibilities devolving upon the Senior Accountant Officer borne for victualling duties at the Royal Naval Barracks at Portsmouth, Chatham, and Devonport, should be recognised by the grant of extra remuneration

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to approve of each of these three Officers being granted an allowance of 2s. 6d. a day in addition to his other emoluments, with effect as from the 11th November, 1915.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed. And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
Almeric FitzRoy.


1917 09 25
Junior Accountant Officer - Extra Pay
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 24th day of September, 1917.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 28th day of August, 1917, in the words following, viz. :

Whereas by section 3 of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, etc.

And whereas we are of opinion that the nature and extent of the duties devolving upon the Junior Accountant Officer performing the duties of Clerk to the Superintendent of Signal Schools are such as to merit extra remuneration :

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to sanction the payment of an allowance of 2s. 6d. a day to this Officer, as from the 3rd August, 1917.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed. And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
Almeric FitzRoy.


1922 06 23
Paymasters - Allowances - Port Edgar
Whereas there was this day read at then Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable they Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated 8 June, 1922 (C.W. 6035/22), in the words following,

And whereas Your Majesty was graciously pleased by Schedule V., Section VI. of Your Order in Council bearing date the 22nd day of January, 1920, to sanction, inter alia, payment of an allowance of 5s. a day to a Paymaster Commander or Paymaster Captain in charge of the accounts of a Division at the Royal Naval Barracks at Portsmouth, Devonport or Chatham:

And whereas we are of opinion that the Accountant Officer who will normally be of the rank of Paymaster Captain in charge of the accounts at the Royal Naval Base, Port Edgar, should under existing circumstances be granted a similar allowance:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased to authorize payment of an allowance of 5s. a day to the Accountant Officer, Royal Naval Base, Port Edgar, for so long as the number of accounts for which he is responsible does not fall below 4,000, and with effect as from the 1st January, 1922.


1929 07 09
Paymasters - Allowances - Egmont
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 5th day of July, 1929.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 11th June, 1929 (C.W. 5488/29), in the words following, viz. :-

Whereas by Section 3 of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, it is enacted, inter alia, that all pay, pensions, or other allowances in the nature thereof, payable in respect of services in Your Majesty's Naval or Marine Force to a person being or having been an Officer, Seaman, or Marine therein, shall be paid in such manner and subject to such restrictions, conditions and provisions as are from time to time directed by Order in Council:

And whereas Your Majesty was graciously pleased by Schedule V, Section VI, of Your Order in Council bearing date the 22nd day of January, 1920, to sanction, inter alia, payment of an allowance of 5s. a day to a Paymaster Commander or Paymaster Captain in Charge of the accounts of a Division at the Royal Naval Barracks at Portsmouth, Devonport or Chatham:

And whereas we consider that the Accountant Officer in charge of the accounts of H.M.S. Egrnont II should be granted a similar allowance:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to authorize the payment of an allowance of 5s. a day, with effect from the 15th October, 1928, to the Accountant Officer of H.M.S. Egmont II so long as the total number of pay accounts appearing on the ledger during a quarter does not fall below 4,000 - payment not to be made whilst closing accounts.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified Their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed.

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
M. P. A. Hankey.


1932 08 12
Paymaster Cadets - Pay
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 8th day of August, 1932.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right

Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 3rd day of August, 1932 (C.W. 6777/32), in the words following, viz.:-

Whereas by Section 3 of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, it is enacted, inter alia, that all pay, pensions, or other allowances in the nature thereof payable in respect of services in Your Majesty's Naval or Marine Force to a person being or having been an Officer, Seaman, or Marine therein, shall be paid in such manner and subject to such restrictions, conditions and provisions as are from time to time directed by Order in Council:

And whereas Your Majesty was graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council bearing date the 22nd day, of January, 1920, to sanction, enter alia, payment at the rate of 4s. a day for Paymaster Cadets of Your Majesty's Navy

And whereas we consider that justification no longer exists for paying these Cadets on a higher scale than that paid to other Naval Cadets

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council, to sanction the revised scale of pay shown in the annexed Schedule.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

Schedule

Paymaster Cadets, Royal Navy, entered on or after 1st September, 1933, are to be paid on the following scale:-

When in a Training Ship 1s. a day
When in a seagoing ship not a Training Ship 4s. a day

The above rates not to be subject to alteration on account of variations in the cost of living figures.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed.

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
M. P. A. Hankey.


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