Index
 
Ratings Pay 1870


Distinguishing No Ratings Continuous Service    Non continuous Service   
    Year of 365 Days One Day Year of 365 Days One Day
            s.      d.      s.      d.              s.       d.       s.       d.   
1 Able Seaman 28 17 11 1 7 24 6 8 1 4
2 Admiral's Cook, 1st Class Domestic* ... ... ... ... ... 28 17 11 1 7
3 Admiral's Coxswain 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
4 Admiral's Domestic, 1st Class Domestic* ... ... ... ... ... 28 17 11 1 7
5 Admiral's Steward, 1st Class Domestic* ... ... ... ... ... 28 17 11 1 7
6 Armourer 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
7 Armourer's Crew 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
8 Assistant Baker, in Troop Ships - 3rd Class Domestic* ... ... ... ... ... 19 15 5 1 1
9 Assistant Sick Berth Attendant* ... ... ... ... ... 24 6 8 1 4
10 Baker, in Troop Ships, 2nd Class Domestic * ... ... ... ... ... 24 6 8 1 4
11 Bandmaster ... ... ... ... ... 34 19 7 1 11
12 Bandsman ... ... ... ... ... 24 6 8 1 4
13 Barber* ... ... ... ... ... 19 15 5 1 1
14 Blacksmith 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
15 Blacksmith's Crew 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
16 Boatswain's Mate 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
17 Boy, 1st Class* 10 12 11 0 7 ... ... ... ... ...
18 Boy, 2nd Class* 9 2 6 0 6 ... ... ... ... ...
19 Butcher ... ... ... ... ... 24 6 8 1 4
20 Captain of Quarterdeck Men 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
21 Captain of the Forecastle 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
22 Captain of the Foretop 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
23 Captain of the Hold 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
24 Captain of the Maintop 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
25 Captain of the Mast 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
26 Captain of the Mizentop 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
27 Captain's Cook, in all rated Ships: 1st Class Domestic* ... ... ... ... ... 28 17 11 1 7
28 J Captain's Cook in Ships below 6th Rates, 2nd Class Domestic* ... ... ... ... ... 24 6 8 1 4
29 Captain's Cook's Assistant, 3rd Class*, Domestic* ... ... ... ... ... 19 15 5 1 1
30 Captain's Coxswain 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
31 Captain's Servant, 2nd Class Domestic* ... ... ... ... ... 24 6 8 1 4
32 Captain's s Steward, in all rated Ships, 1st Class Domestic* ... ... ... ... ... 28 17 11 1 7
33 Captain's Steward, in Ships below 6th Rates 2nd Class Domestic* ... ... ... ... ... 24 6 8 1 4
34 Carpenter's Crew 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
35 Carpenter's Crew, 2nd Class 22 16 3 1 3 ... ... ... ... ...
36 Carpenter's Mate 50 3 9 2 9 45 12 6 2 6
37 Caulker 50 3 9 2 9 45 12 6 2 6
38 Caulker's Mate 41 1 3 2 3 36 10 0 2 0
39 Chief Bandmaster .. .. .. .. .. 39 10 10 2 2
40 Chief Boatswain's Mate 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
41 Chief Captain of the Forecastle 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
42 Chief Carpenter's Mate 55 15 0 3 0 50 3 9 2 9
43 Chief Gunner's Mate 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
44 Chief Quartermaster 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
45 Chief Stoker, on appointment 73 0 0 4 0 73 0 0 4 0
46 Chief Stoker, after 3 years service as such 82 2 6 4 6 82 2 6 4 6
47 Chief Stoker, after 6 years' service as such 91 5 0 5 0 91 5 0 5 0
48 Chief Yeoman of Signals 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
49 Commander's Servant, 2nd Class Domestic* .. .. .. .. .. 24 6 8 1 4
50 Cook's Mate* .. .. .. .. .. 19 15 5 1 1
51 Cooper 41 1 3 2 3 36 10 0 2 0
52 Cooper's Crew 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
53 Coxswain of the Barge 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
54 Coxswain of the Cutter 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
55 Coxswain of the Launch 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
56 Coxswain of the Pinnace 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
57 Engine-room Artificer, on appointment 91 5 0 5 0 ... ... ... ... ...
58 Engine-room Artificer, after 3 years' service as such 104 18 9 5 9 ... ... ... ... ...
59 Engineer's Cook, 2nd Class Domestic* .. .. .. .. .. 24 6 8 1 4
60 Engineer's Servant, 2nd Class Domestic* .. .. .. .. .. 24 6 8 1 4
61 Gunner's Mate 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
62 Gunroom Cook, 2nd Class Domestic* .. .. .. .. .. 24 6 8 1 4
63 Gunroom Servant, 3rd Class Domestic* .. .. .. .. .. 19 15 5 1 1
64 Gunroom Steward, 2nd Class Domestic* .. .. .. .. .. 24 6 8 1 4
65 Head Krooman, in rated Ships ... ... ... ... ... 34 19 7 1 11
66 Head Krooman, in other Ships ... ... ... ... ... 30 8 4 1 8
67 Head Schoolmaster (see Naval Schoolmaster) . ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
68 Krooman * ... ... ... ... ... 16 14 7 0 11
69 Lamp Trimmer ... ... ... ... ... 24 6 8 1 4
70 Leading Seaman 31 18 9 1 9 27 7 6 1 6
71 Leading Stoker 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
72 Master at Arms, on appointment 73 0 0 4 0 ... ... ... ... ...
73 Master at Arms, , after 3 years' service as such 82 2 6 4 6 ... ... ... ... ...
74 Master at Arms, , after 6 years service as such 91 5 0 5 0 ... ... ... ... ...
75 Master at Arms, , after 9 years'. service as such 100 7 6 5 6 ... ... ... ... ...
76 Master at Arms, , after 12 years service as as such 109 10 0 6 0 ... ... ... ... ...
- Musician ... ... ... ... ... 30 8 4 1 8
77 Naval Schoolmaster, on appointment* 73 0 0 4 0 ... ... ... ... ...
78 Naval Schoolmaster, after 3 years' service as such* 82 2 6 4 6 ... ... ... ... ...
79 Naval Schoolmaster, after 6 years' service as such* 91 5 0 5 0 ... ... ... ... ...
80 Naval Schoolmaster, after 9 years' service as such* 100 7 6 5 6 ... ... ... ... ...
81 Naval Schoolmaster, after 12 years' service as such* 109 10 0 6 0 ... ... ... ... ...
82 NOTE 1. The Head Schoolmasters of Training Ships to have the same pay as Naval Schoolmasters, with 20 a-year in addition, and the usual allowance for training Pupil Teachers.
83 NOTE 2. The above rates apply only to Naval Schoolmasters entered for Continuous Service, under the regulations of the Order in Council, dated February 26, 1861. Circular No. 24, N, May 27, 1867
84 Naval Schoolmaster (other than the above), 3rd Class* ... ... ... ... ... 36 10 0 2 0
85 Naval Schoolmaster (other than the above), 2nd Class* ... ... ... ... ... 54 15 0 3 0
86 Naval Schoolmaster (other than the above), 1st Class* ... ... ... ... ... 73 0 0 4 0
87 Ordinary Seaman* 22 16 3 1 3 19 15 5 1 1
88 Ordinary, Second Class* 18 5 0 1 0 16 14 7 0 11
89 Painter, 1st class 50 3 9 2 9 45 12 6 2 6
90 Painter, 2nd class 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
91 Plumber 54 15 0 3 0 50 3 9 2 9
92 Plumber's Crew 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
93 Plumber's Mate 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
94 Quartermaster 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
95 Ropemaker 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
96 Sailmaker 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
97 Sailmaker's Crew 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
98 Sailmaker's Mate 36 10 0 2 0 31 18 9 1 9
99 Second Captain of the Afterguard 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
100 Second Captain of the Forecastle 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
101 Second Captain of the Foretop 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
102 Second Captain of the Hold 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
103 Second Captain of the Maintop 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
104 Second Head Krooman ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... 24 6 8 1 4
105 Second Class Ordinary Seaman (See Ordinary, 2nd Class.) ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... .....
106 Secretary's Servant, 2nd Class Domestic * ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... 24 6 8 1 4
107 Ship's Cook ... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... 39 10 10 2 2
108 Ship's Corporal, 2nd Class, on appointment 36 10 0 2 0 ... ... ... ... ...
109 Ship's Corporal, 2nd Class, after 3 years as such 42 11 8 2 4 ... ... ... ... ...
110 Ship's Corporal, 2nd Class, after 6 years as such 48 13 4 2 8 ... ... ... ... ...
111 Ship's Corporal, 1st Class, on appointment 54 15 0 3 0 ... ... ... ... ...
112 Ship's Corporal, 1st Class, after 3 years as such 60 16 8 3 4 ... ... ... ... ...
113 Ship's Corporal, 1st Class, after 6 years as such 66 18 4 3 8 ... ... ... ... ...
114 Ship's Steward 3rd Class. Sloops and smaller Vessels" ... ... ... ... ... 36 10 0 2 0
115 Ship's Steward, 2nd Class. 4th 5th, and 6th Rates and Troop Ships* ... ... ... ... ... 45 12 6 2 6
116 Ship's Steward, 1st Class. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Rates Harbour Ships, Training Ships* ... ... ... ... ... 54 15 0 3 0
117 Ship's Stewards Assistant* ... ... ... ... ... 24 6 8 1 4
118 Ship's Steward's Boy* . ... ... ... ... ... 10 12 11 0 7
119 Shipwright 41 1 3 2 3 36 10 0 2 0
120 Shoemaker* ... ... ... ... ... 24 6 8 1 4
121 Sick Berth Attendant ... ... ... ... ... ... 31 18 9 1 9
122 Sick Berth Steward ... ... ... ... ... ... 44 2 1 2 5
123 Signalman 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
124 Staff Surgeon's Servant, 2nd Class Domestic* ... ... ... ... ... 24 6 8 1 4
125 Stoker and Coal Trimmer 36 10 0 2 0 31 18 9 1 9
126 Stoker, 2nd Class 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
127 Tailor* ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 24 6 8 1 4
128 Tinsmith 30 8 4     25 17 1 1 5
129 Wardroom Cook in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Rates, 1st Class Domestic ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 28 17 11 1 7
130 Wardroom Cook in Ships below 4th Rates, 2nd Class Domestic* ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 24 6 8 1 4
131 Wardroom Cook's Assistant, 3rd Class Domestic* ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 19 15 5 1 1
132 Ward Room Officers' Servant, if 18 years of age, 3rd Class Domestic* ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 19 15 5 1 1
133 Ward Room Officers' Servant, if under 18 years of age* ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 10 12 11 0 7
134 Ward Room Servant, 3rd Class Domestic* ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 19 15 5 1 1
135 Ward Room Steward in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Rates, 1st Class Domestic* ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 28 17 11 1 7
136 Ward Room Steward in Ships below 4th Rates, 2nd Class Domestic* ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 24 6 8 1 4
137 Warrant Officers Cook 2nd Class Domestic* ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 24 6 8 1 4
138 Warrant Officers' Servant, 3rd Class Domestic* ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 19 15 5 1 1
139 Writer, on appointment, 3rd Class ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 36 10 0 2 0
140 Writer, after 5 years' service as such, 2nd Class ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 54 15 0 3 0
141 Writer, after 10 years' service as such, First Class ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... 91 5 0 5 0
142 Yeoman of Signals 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
143 Yeoman of Store Room 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
  * Not entitled to Good Conduct Pay or Badges.
  Eligible for Good Conduct Badges, but not entitled to any Pay for the same.
  On the new system of Police, under Admiralty Order dated July, 18th, 1960

Note: The rates of pay Inserted in this table for Masters-at-Arms and Ships' Corporals apply only to the Police Force established by Admiralty Orders, dated 18th July, 1860 and 13th March, 1868. Other Masters-at-Arms and Ships' Corporals are, until discharged, to be paid as follows:-

Master-at-Arms C. S. 2s.   5d. a-day. With Badge Pay in addition, if wearing Badges.
Master-at-Arms Non C. S.    2s.   2d.
Ship's Corporal C. S. 2s.   2d.
Ship's Corporal Non C. S. 1s.  11d.
Seamen's Schoolmaster (old rating)   2s.   2d.  

(For payments in addition, to Wages, see Table, pp. 444 G.)

Source: Navy List for June 1870

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