Index
 
Allowances due in Addition To Wages


Source: Navy List - June 1879

No Ratings, &c Year of 365 days One day
s d s d
1 Band Boy holding 1st Class Certificate for Music 1 0 5 0 1
2 Bugler-allowance to Boy, 1st Class (or Ordinary Seaman, where no Boy is available), doing duty of Bugler 1 0 5 0 1
3 Divers 1 0 5 0 1
4 Field Allowance while employed in military operations on shore to Petty Officers and Seamen, Non-commissioned Officers and Privates of Marines, and Boys 9 2 6 0 6
5 Good Conduct Pay, Petty Officers, Seamen, and Marines with one Good Conduct Badge 1 10 5 0 1
6 Good Conduct Pay, Petty Officers, Seamen, and Marines with two Good Conduct Badges 3 0 10 0 2
7 Good Conduct Pay, Petty Officers, Seamen, and Marines with three Good Conduct Badges 4 11 3 0 3
8 Good Conduct Pay, Marines only, with four Good Conduct Badges 6 1 8 0 4
9 Good Conduct Pay, Marines only, with five Good Conduct Badges 7 12 1 0 5
10 Good Conduct Pay, Marines only, with six Good Conduct Badges 9 2 6 0 6
11 Gunnery Pay, Gunnery Instructors : In addition to Ordinary Gunnery Pay. 12 3 4 0 8
12 Gunnery Pay, Rifle Instructors (Hythe) : In addition to Ordinary Gunnery Pay. 12 3 4 0 8
13 Gunnery Pay, Seamen Gunners, with 1st Class Certificates 6 1 8 0 4
14 Gunnery Pay, Seamen Gunners, with 2nd Class Certificates 3 0 10 0 2
15 Man in charge of Seamen's Library in Ships where no Schoolmaster is borne, nor any allowance paid for the performance of his duty 1 0 5 0 1
16 Men entered for Continuous Service, and retained in the Navy beyond the period for which they entered; and Men entered on and after 1st July 1853, not for Continuous Service, and retained after completing five years' consecutive service; from the date of such retention m each case 3 0 10 0 2
  Mess Steward's Allowance:- - - - - -
17 Engineer Officer's Mess 3 0 10 0 2
18 Gun Room Officers' Mess, 1st Class (complement, 23 and upwards) 12 3 4 0 8
19 Gun Room Officers' Mess, 2nd Class (complement, 13 and under 23) 9 2 6 0 6
20 Gun Room Officers' Mess, 3rd Class (complement, 10 and under 13) 6 1 8 0 4
21 Gun Room Officers' Mess, 4th Class (complement under 10) 3 0 10 0 2
22 Wardroom Officers' Mess, 1st Class (complement, 17 and upwards) 12 3 4 0 8
23 Wardroom Officers' Mess, 2nd Class (complement, 12 and under 17) 9 2 6 0 6
24 Wardroom Officers' Mess, 3rd Class (complement, 8 and under 72) 6 1 8 0 4
25 Ditto 4th Class (complement, under 8) 3 0 10 0 2
26 Naval Schoolmaster, Annual Gratuity to, under 7 years' service 12 0 0 - -
27 Naval Schoolmaster, Annual Gratuity to, after 7 years' service 18 0 0 - -
28 Naval Schoolmaster, Annual Gratuity to, after 14 years' service 24 0 0 - -
29 Naval Schoolmaster, Annual Gratuity to, for the instruction of Pupil Teachers, contingent upon their passing the prescribed examination-for one 5 0 0 - -
30 Naval Schoolmaster, Annual Gratuity to, for the instruction of Pupil Teachers, contingent upon their passing the prescribed examination - for two 9 0 0 - -
31 Naval Schoolmaster, Annual Gratuity to, for the instruction of Pupil Teachers, contingent upon their passing the prescribed examination - for three 12 0 0 - -
32 Naval Schoolmaster, Annual Gratuity to, for the instruction of Pupil Teachers, contingent upon their passing the prescribed examination - for four 15 0 0 - -
33 Naval Schoolmaster, Annual Gratuity to, for the instruction of Pupil Teachers, contingent upon their passing the prescribed examination - 3 additional for every Pupil Teacher in excess of four - - - - -
NOTE (a) -Naval Schoolmasters entered for Continuous Service under the Regulations established by the Order in Council of February 26 1867, are not entitled to these additional payments, except the allowance for training Pupil Teachers, which is to be paid only o the Head Masters of Training Ships, who receive also 30 a year in addition Circular, No 24 N, May 27,1867
NOTE (b)-In ships where no Naval Schoolmaster in borne, and where the number of Men and Boys to be instructed is not on an average less than ten, the person performing that duty is entitled to the Pay of the Old Rating of Seamen's Schoolmaster (2s 2d a day), but not to the Annual Gratuity; or if a Petty Officer to 5 a year, in addition to the pay of his proper Rating at his option ; provided his Commanding Officer shall certify that he has performed the duty by his authority, and to his satisfaction, without neglecting any other duty appertaining to his Rating in the Ship
34 Pupil Teachers-Boys who are selected as Pupil Teachers during their term of instruction, subject to certain conditions as to conduct and proficiency, 1st year 3 0 10 0 2
35 Pupil Teachers-Boys who are selected as Pupil Teachers during their term of instruction, subject to certain conditions as to conduct and proficiency, 2nd year 6 1 8 0 4
36 Pupil Teachers-Boys who are selected as Pupil Teachers during their term of instruction, subject to certain conditions as to conduct and proficiency, 3rd year 9 2 6 0 6
37 Pupil Teachers-Boys who are selected as Pupil Teachers during their term of instruction, subject to certain conditions as to conduct and proficiency, 4th year 12 3 4 0 8
38 Sick Berth Attendant and Assistant - subject to certain conditions as to conduct and proficiency - to persons acting as such in vessels where neither of those Ratings is allowed, during the periods for which they shall perform the duty, provided they do not hold a Rating the pay of which is equal or superior to that of Assistant Sick Berth Attendant          
39 Ship's Cook, in 1st Rate, Cooking Allowance - old system 27 7 6 1 6
40 Ship's Cook, in 2nd Rate, Cooking Allowance - old system 24 6 8 1 4
41 Ship's Cook, in 3rd Rate, Cooking Allowance - old system 21 5 10 1 2
42 Ship's Cook, in 4th Rate, Cooking Allowance - old system 18 5 0 1 0
43 Ship's Cook, in 5th Rate, Cooking Allowance - old system 15 4 2 0 10
44 Ship's Cook, in 6th Rate, Cooking Allowance - old system 12 3 4 0 8
45 Ship's Cook, in Sloops with a complement of 110 Men and upwards, Cooking Allowance (old system) 10 12 11 0 7
46 Ship's Cook, in smaller vessel, Cooking Allowance, and to the person who may be doing duty as Ship's Cook in a Tender or other vessel where no such rating is allowed in the complement 9 2 6 0 6
  NOTE-For Cooking Allowance & in Troop ships, see Art 53, p, 211, Admiralty instructions - - - - -
47 Ship's Steward, 1st Class, when allowed by scheme of complement, Victualling Store Allowance 54 15 0 3 0
48 Ship's Steward, 2nd Class, when allowed by scheme of complement, Victualling Store Allowance 45 12 6 2 6
49 Ship's Steward, 3rd Class, when allowed by scheme of complement, Victualling Store Allowance 27 7 6 1 6
50 Ship's Steward,, when Troops are actually embarked (in addition), for every 50 Military Officers and Troops borne on the Books(The allowance is not confined to Troop Ships Paymaster's Instructions, p 21, and Q R, p 211) - - - 0 3
51 Ship's Steward's Assistant or person doing duty as such in a Tender or other vessel in which no Ship's Steward is borne 6 1 8 0 4
52 Stokers: For Extra Pay to Seamen, &c, acting as such, and Tropical Pay to Stokers, &c, see Circular No 27, A G, 17th April 1873          
53 Stoker Mechanics 4 11 3 0 3
54 Tool Money to Chief Carpenters' Mates, Carpenters' Mates, Carpenters' Crew Carpenters' Crew, 2nd Class, and Shipwrights, also Caulkers and Caulkers' Mates (if employed in the Carpenter's Crew), on its being certified that they have provided themselves with a complete set of tools (The New Class of Skilled Artificers not to receive the allowance Circular No 7 N, March 1877) 4 11 3 0 3
55 Tool Money, Coopers and Coopers' Crew, on its being certified that they have provided themselves with tools 3 0 10 0 2
56 Torpedo Men, Circular No 1 (N), 3rd January 1374 1 10 5 0 1
57 Torpedo Instructor 12 3 4 0 8
58 Trained Men 1 10 5 0 1
59 Troop Ships - Baker and Assistant Baker 24 6 8 1 4
60 Troop Ships - Ship's Cook (for General Mess), in Ships having 1st or 2nd Class Mess Establishments 39 10 10 2 2
61 Troop Ships - Ship's Cook (for General Mess), in other Ships 30 3 4 1 8
62 Troop Ships - Ship's Steward (for General Mess) 39 10 10 2 2
63 Troop Ships - Wardroom Cook, Assistant to Ship's Cook for General Mess 15 4 2 0 10
64 Troop Ships - employed as Baker 24 6 8 1 4
65 Ward Room Steward, Assistant to Ship's Steward for General Mess 30 8 4 1 8
66 Ward Room Steward acting as Barman 15 4 2 0 10
67 Ward Room Steward acting as Pantryman 15 4 2 0 10
68 Ward Room Steward acting as Domestics (as Saloon Servants) at discretion of Paymaster 10 12 11 0 7
NOTE-For corkage allowance to Ship's Stewards in Troop Ships, vide Art 5 p 4, instructions for General Messes m such Ships

Notes To The Table for Rating's Allowances

1 A O, 29th July 1875. To be credited on Ledger, and paid with balance of wages
2 Circular No 29 N, 23rd March 1870. To be credited on the books, and paid with balance of wages
3 Admiralty Instructions, Art 55, p 212, Paymasters' Instructions, Part 1, Art126. To be credited on the books, and paid with balance of wages (For EXTRA PAY while diving, vide Admiralty Instructions, Art 1, p 218)
4 Addenda, Art 280. Paid on Extra Pay List Form.
5 to 10 Paymasters' Instructions, Part 1, Art 126, and Circular No 18 N, 15th February 1870, as to Marines. To be credited on the books, and paid with balance of wages (See Wages' Table, for those not entitled to be paid for Badges)
11 and 12 Admiralty Instructions, Art 65, p 212 Paymasters' Instructions, Part 1, Art 126. Addenda Art 261. To be credited on the books, and paid with balance of wages. Vide Circular No 19 P, 16th February 1870
13 and 14 Admiralty Instructions, Art 55, p 212 Paymasters' Instructions, Part 1, Art 126. To be credited on the books, and paid with balance of wages
15 Admiralty Instructions, Arts 49 and 50, p 210 Paymasters' Instructions, Part 1, Art 126, Sees 9,10, and 11. To be credited on the books and paid with balance of wages
16 Circular No 63 V, 9th December 1872
17 to 25 Addenda, p 223. To be paid on Ship's books, Circular 53, AG, 21st September 1872, Part 2
20 to 28 Addenda, Art 305. To be paid quarterly, Circular 53, AG, 21st September 1872, Part 2
29 to 33 Addenda, Art 368 Not to be paid without the special authority of the Admiralty. Application for payment to be made by Captain, and to contain full particulars, for the information of the Admiralty in making the award
Note B, after 33 Admiralty: Instructions, Art 56, p 212 Paymasters' Instructions, Part 1, Art126, Sec 3. To he credited on the books, and paid with balance of wages
34 to 37 Addenda, Art 107 To be paid annually, on certificate containing full particulars, to enable the Admiralty to judge of the propriety and correctness of the payment
38 To be paid quarterly on certificates See p135, Part 1, Paymasters' Instructions
39 to 46 Admiralty Instructions, Art 53, p 211 Paymasters' Instructions, Part 1, Art 71. To be paid quarterly on ships' books under Circular 53, A G, 21st September 1872
47 to 49 and 51 Circular No 20 (V), 23rd February 1874. To be paid quarterly, on ships' books under Circular 53, A G, 21st September 1872
  Admiralty Instructions, Art 52, p 211 Paymasters' Instructions, Part 1, Art 70. To be paid on certificate on disembarkation of Troops
52 Admiralty Instructions, Art 47, p 210 Paymasters' Instructions, Part 1, Art126, Sec 5. To be paid periodically, on Extra, Pay List Form
53 Circular No 18 (N), 21st March 1871. To be credited on ship's books, and paid with balance of wages
54 and 55 Admiralty Instructions, Art 54, p 211 Paymasters' Instructions, Part 1, Art 126. To be credited on the book, and paid with balance of wages
58 and 57 Circular No l (N), 3rd January 1874. To be credited on the ship's books with balance of wages
58 Admiralty Instructions, Art 65, p 212 Paymasters' Instructions, Part 1, Art 126 To be credited on the books, and paid with balance of wages
59 to 68 Instructions for General Messes in Troop Ships To be paid quarterly on certificates.

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