Index
 
Navy List - March 1835

Rules for Appointment of Commanders to HM Ships of the Line

Admiralty, 31 March 1831

Memorandum

The Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty having permitted the Captains commanding HM Ships of the Line to nominate Commanders, subject to their Lordships’ approval, have thought fit to order that no Commander shall hereafter be deemed eligible for an appointment to a ship of the line, or other ship entitled to bear a Commander, unless he shall have served 3 years in the command of a sea-going sloop of war, or 3 years as First Lieutenant of a rated ship.

By Command of Their Lordships,

George Elliot.


Admiralty
17 December 1836
Memorandum

The Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are pleased to direct that, for the purpose of the above Memorandum, two years served as First Lieutenant of a sloop of war may be counted as one served as First Lieutenant of a rated ship, and so in proportion, for a greater or less period.

By Command of Their Lordships,

Charles Wood.

^ back to top ^