Index
 
Wages Table - Ship's Company


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
  Admiral's Coxswain- - - - - - - - - - -
3 Under 3 years' service as Chief Petty Officer 47 2 11 2 7 42 11 8 2 4
  Over 3 years' service as Chief Petty Officer 50 3 9 2 9 45 12 6 2 6
4 Admiral's Domestic, 1st Class Domestic* - - - - - 28 17 11 1 7
5 Admiral's Steward, 1st Class Domestic* - - - - - 23 17 11 1 7
6 Armourer 54 15 0 3 0 50 3 9 2 9
7 Armourer's Crew 42 11 8 2 4 38 0 5 2 1
8 Assistant Baker in Troop Ships,3rd Class Domestic* - - - - - 19 15 5 1 1
9 Assistant Sick Berth Attendant* 24 6 8 1 4 24 6 8 1 4
10 Baker in Troop Ships, 2nd Class Domestic* - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
11 Bandmasters 34 19 7 1 11 34 19 7 1 11
12 Bandsman 24 6 8 - - 24 6 8 1 4
13 Bandsman, 2nd Class * 22 16 3 - - 22 16 3 1 3
14 Band Boy* 10 12 11 0 7 - - - - -
15 Barber - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
16 Blacksmith 48 13 4 2 8 44 2 1 2 5
17 Blacksmith's Crew 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
18 Boatswain's Mate 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
19 Boy, 1st Class * 10 12 11 0 7 - - - - -
20 Boy, 2nd Class * 9 2 6 0 6 - - - - -
21 Boy Writer* 18 5 0 1 0 - - - - -
22 Butcher - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
23 Captain of Quarter-deck Men 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
24 Captain of the Forecastle 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
25 Captain of the Foretop 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
26 Captain of the Hold 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
27 Captain of the Maintop 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
28 Captain of the Mast 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
29 Captain of the Mizentop 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
30 Captain's Cook, in all rated Ships, 1st Class Domestic* - - - - - 28 17 11 1 7
31 Captain's Cook, in Ships below 6th Rates, 2nd Class Domestic* - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
32 Captain's Cook Assistant, 3rd Class Domestic* - - - - - 19 15 5 1 1
33 Captain's Coxswain 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
34 Captain's Servant, 2nd Class Domestic * - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
35 Captain's Steward in all rated Ships, 1st Class Domestic* - - - - - 28 17 11 1 7
36 Captain's Steward, in Ships below 6th Rates, 2nd Class Domestic * - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
37 Carpenter's Crew 42 11 8 2 4 38 0 b 2 1
33 Carpenter's Crew, 2nd Class * 22 16 3 1 3 - - - - -
39 Carpenter's Mate 50 3 9 2 9 45 12 6 2 0
40 Carpenter's Mate (Skilled) 82 2 6 4 6 77 11 3 4 3
41 Caulker 54 15 0 3 0 50 3 9 2 9
42 Caulker's Mate 45 12 6 2 6 41 1 3 2 3
43 Chief Bandmaster 39 10 10 2 2 39 10 10 2 2
44 Chief Boatswain's Mate: - - - - - - - - - -
  Under 3 year' service as Chief Petty Officer 47 2 11 2 7 42 11 8 2 4
  Over 3 years' service as Chief Petty Officer 50 3 9 2 9 45 12 6 2 6
45 Chief Captain of the Forecastle: - - - - - - - - - -
  Under 3 yours' service as Chief Petty Officer 47 2 11 2 7 42 11 8 2 4
  Over 3 years' service as Chief Petty Officer 50 3 9 2 9 45 12 6 2 6
46 Chief Carpenter's Mate 54 15 0 3 0 50 3 9 2 9
47 Chief Carpenter's Mate (Skilled) 86 13 9 4 9 82 2 6 4 6
48 Chief Engine-room Artificer, on appointment 123 3 9 6 9 - - - - -
49 Ditto, after 3 years' service as such 127 15 0 7 0 - - - - -
50 Chief Gunner's Mate- - - - - - - - - - -
  Under 3 years' service as Chief Petty Officer 47 2 11 2 7 42 11 8 2 4
  Over 3 years' service as Chief Petty Officer 50 3 9 2 9 45 12 6 2 6
51 Chief Quartermaster- - - - - - - - - - -
  Under 3 years' service as Chief Petty Officer 47 2 11 2 7 42 11 8 2 4
  Over 3 years' service as Chief Petty Officer 50 3 9 2 9 45 12 6 2 6
52 Chief Yeoman of Signals- - - - - - - - - - -
  Under 3 years' service as Chief Petty Officer 47 2 11 2 7 42 11 8 2 4
  Over 3 years' service as Chief Petty Officer 50 3 9 2 9 45 12 6 2 6
53 Commander's Servant, 2nd Class Domestic* - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
54 Cook's Mate (Entered under Order in Council of 9th Aug 1872*) - 1st Class 28 17 11 1 7 - - - - -
Cook's Mate (Entered under Order in Council of 9th Aug 1872*) - 2nd Class 22 16 3 1 3 - - - - -
55 Cook's Mate * (old system) - - - - - 19 15 5 1 1
56 Cooper 54 15 0 3 0 50 3 9 2 9
57 Cooper's Crew 42 11 8 2 4 38 0 5 2 1
58 Coxswain of the Barge 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
59 Coxswain of the Cutter 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
60 Coxswain of the Launch 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
61 Coxswain of the Pinnace 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
62 Engine-room Artificer, on appointment 95 16 3 5 3 - - - - -
63 Engine-room Artificer, after 3 years' service as such 104 18 9 5 9 - - - - -
64 Engine-room Artificer, after 6 years' service as such 109 10 0 6 0 - - - - -
65 Engine-room Artificer, after 10 years, on re-engaging for a further term of 10 years as such 114 1 3 6 3 - - - - -
66 Engine-room Artificer, after 10 years, on re-engaging for a further term of 13 years as such 118 12 6 6 6 - - - - -
67 Engineer's Cook, 2nd Class Domestic * - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
68 Engineer's Servant, 2nd Class Domestic * - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
69 Gunner's Mate 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
70 Gunroom Cook, 2nd Class Domestic * - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
71 Gunroom Servant, 3rd Class Domestic * - - - - - 19 15 5 1 1
72 Gunroom Steward, 2nd Class Domestic * - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
73 Head Krooman, in rated Ships - - - - - 34 19 7 1 11
74 Head Krooman, in other Ships - - - - - 30 8 4 1 8
75 Head Schoolmaster (see Naval Schoolmaster) - - - - - - - - - -
76 Krooman * - - - - - 16 14 7 0 11
77 Lamp Trimmer - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
78 Leading Seaman 31 18 9 1 9 27 7 6 1 0
79 Leading Stoker 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
80 Master at Arms, on appointment 73 0 0 4 0 - - - - -
81 Master at Arms, after 3 years' service as such 82 2 6 4 6 - - - - -
82 Master at Arms, after 6 years' service as such 91 5 0 5 0 - - - - -
83 Master at Arms, after 9 years' service as such 100 7 6 5 6 - - - - -
84 Master at Arms, after 12 years' service as such 109 10 0 6 0 - - - - -
85 Musician 30 8 4 1 8 30 8 4 1 8
86 Naval Schoolmaster, on appointment * 73 0 0 4 0 - - - - -
87 Naval Schoolmaster, after 3 years' service as such * 82 2 6 4 6 - - - - -
88 Naval Schoolmaster, after a years' service as such * 91 5 0 5 0 - - - - -
89 Naval Schoolmaster, after 9 years' service as such * 100 7 6 5 6 - - - - -
90 Naval Schoolmaster, after 12 years' service as such * 109 10 0 6 0 - - - - -
91 Note 1 :- The Head Schoolmasters of Training Ships and the two Gunnery Ships to have the same pay as Naval Schoolmasters, with 20 a year in addition, and the usual allowance for training Pupil Teachers - - - - - - - - - -
92 NOTE 2-The above rates apply only to Naval Schoolmasters entered for Continuous Service, under the regulations of the Order in Council, dated February 26,1867 Circular No 24 N, May 27,1867 - - - - - - - - - -
93 Naval Schoolmaster (other than the above) 3rd Class * - - - - - 36 10 0 2 0
94 Naval Schoolmaster (other than the above), 2nd Class * - - - - - 54 15 0 3 0
95 Naval Schoolmaster (other than the above), 1st Class * - - - - - 73 0 0 4 0
96 Ordinary Seaman * 22 16 3 1 3 19 15 5 1 1
97 Ordinary, 2nd Class* 18 5 0 1 0 is 14 7 0 11
98 Painter, 1st Class 50 3 8 2 9 45 12 6 2 6
99 Painter, 2nd Class 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
100 Plumber 54 15 0 3 0 50 3 9 2 9
101 Plumber's Crew 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
102 Plumber's Mate 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
103 Quartermaster 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
104 Ropemaker 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
105 Sailmaker 44 2 1 2 5 39 10 10 2 2
106 Sailmaker's Crew 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
107 Sailmaker's Mate 3s 10 0 2 0 31 18 9 1 9
108 Second Captain of Quarter-deck Men 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
109 Second Captain of the Forecastle 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
110 Second Captain of the Foretop 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
111 Second Captain of the Hold 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
112 Second Captain of the Maintop 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
113 Second Head Krooman - - - - - 24 s 8 1 4
114 Second Class Ordinary Seaman (See Ordinary, 2nd Class) - - - - - - - - - -
115 Secretary's Servant, 2nd Class Domestic * - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
116 Ship's Cook - (new system) (Entered under Order in Council of 9th Aug, 1872)1st Class - On appointment 54 15 0 3 0 - - - - -
  Ship's Cook - (new system) (Entered under Order in Council of 9th Aug, 1872)1st Class - After 3 years 59 6 3 3 3 - - - - -
  Ship's Cook - (new system) (Entered under Order in Council of 9th Aug, 1872)1st Class - After 6 years 63 17 6 3 6 - - - - -
  2nd Class On appointment 50 3 9 2 9 - - - - -
117 Ship's Cook (old system) - - - - - 39 10 10 2 2
118 Ship's Corporal, 2nd Class, on appointment 36 10 0 2 0 - - - - -
119 Ship's Corporal, 2nd Class, after 3 yearn' service as such 42 ?? 8 2 4 - - - - -
120 Ditto, after 6 years' service as such 48 13 4 2 8 - - - - -
121 Ship's Corporal, 1st Class, on appointment 54 15 0 3 0 - - - - -
122 Ditto, after 3 years' service as such 60 16 8 3 4 - - - - -
123 Ditto, after 6 year's service as such 66 18 4 3 8 - - - - -
124 Ship's Steward, 3rd Class 36 10 0 2 0 36 10 0 2 0
Seagoing Ships, with complements amounting to 100, but less than 170
Depot Ships (as additional Steward), when the complements and average numbers of supernumeraries amount to 1,000
Gun Boats not allowed an Assistant Paymaster
125 Ship's Steward, 2nd Class 45 12 6 2 6 45 12 6 2 6
Seagoing Ships, with complements amounting to 170, but less than 450
Harbour Ships, with complements and average numbers of supernumeraries amounting to 100, but less than 450
All Troop Ships, except Indian Troop Ships
All Store Ships
Gun Vessels not allowed an Assistant Paymaster
126 Ship's Steward, 1st Class 54 15 0 3 0 54 15 0 3 0
Seagoing Ships, with complements of 450 and upwards
Harbour Ships, with complements and average numbers of supernumeraries amounting to 450 and upwards
Indian Troop Ships
127 Ship's Steward's Assistant 24 6 8 1 4 24 6 8 1 4
128 Ship's Steward's Boy * 10 12 11 0 7 - - - - -
129 Shipwright 45 12 g 2 8 41 1 3 2 3
130 Shipwright (Skilled) 73 0 0 4 0 68 8 9 3 9
131 Shoemaker - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
132 Sick Berth Attendant 31 18 9 1 9 31 18 9 1 9
133 Sick Berth Steward 44 2 1 2 5 44 2 1 2 5
134 Signalman 34 19 7 1 11 30 8 4 1 8
135 Signalman, 2nd Class 28 17 11 1 7 - - - - -
136 Signalman, 3rd Class * 22 16 3 1 3 - - - - -
137 Signal Boy* 10 12 11 0 7 - - - - -
138 Stoker and Coal Trimmer 36 10 0 2 0 31 18 9 1 9
139 Stoker, 2nd Class* 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
140 Tailor - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
141 Tinsmith 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5
142 Torpedo Artificer, on appointment 91 5 0 5 0 - - - - -
113 Torpedo Artificer, after 3 years' service as such 100 7 6 5 6 - - - - -
144 Torpedo Artificer, after 6 years' service as such 109 10 0 6 0 - - - - -
145 Wardroom Cook, in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Rates, 1st Class Domestic* - - - - - 28 17 11 1 7
146 Wardroom Cook, in Ships below 4th Rates, 2nd Class Domestic* - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
147 Ward Room Cook's Assistant, 3rd Class Domestic* - - - - - 19 15 5 1 1
148 Ward Room Officers' Servant, if 18 years of age, 3rd Class Domestic* - - - - - 19 15 5 1 1
149 Ward Room Officers' Servant, if under 18 years of age* - - - - - 10 12 11 0 7
150 Ward Room Servant, 3rd Class Domestic* - - - - - 19 15 5 1 1
151 Ward Room Steward, in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Rates, 1st Class Domestic* - - - - - 28 17 11 1 7
152 Ward Room Steward, in Ships below 4th Rates 2nd Class Domestic* - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
153 Warrant Officers' Cook, 2nd Class Domestic* - - - - - 24 6 8 1 4
154 Warrant Officers' Servant, 3rd Class Domestic* - - - - - 19 15 5 1 1
155 Writer, on appointment, 3rd Class* 36 10 0 2 0 36 10 0 2 0
(new system) (old system)
156 Writer, after 5 years' service as such, 2nd Class* 54 15 0 3 0 54 15 0 3 0
(new system) (old system)
157 Writer, after 10 years' service as such, 1st Class* 91 5 0 5 0 91 5 0 5 0
(new system) (old system)
158 Yeomen of Signals 39 10 10 2 2 34 19 7 1 11
159 Yeomen of Store Rooms 30 8 4 1 8 25 17 1 1 5

Note:- The rates of pay inserted in this table for Master at Arms and Ships' Corporals apply only to the Police Force established by Admiralty Orders, dated 18th July 1880, and 13th March 1868. Other Master at Arms and Ship's Corporals are, until discharged, to be paid as follows:-

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

* Not entitled to Good Conduct Pay or Badges

Elligible (sic) for Good Conduct Badges, but not entitled to any pay for same.

CS if trained up in the Service from Band Boy.

On the new system of Police, under Admiralty Order dated July 18th 1860

C. S. men of Seaman Class, who re-engage for a further period of service, on completing first term of 10 years are entitled to an additional 2d, a day from date of re-engagement; men who have re-engaged prior to 1st April 1877, to receive this additional Pay from that date only - Circular No 16 N 31st May 1877.

(For payments in addition to Wages, see Table)

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