§ MR. PENN () Lewisham
I beg to ask the First Lord of the Admiralty how many engineer officers have joined the Navy from Keyham, and how many from outside sources during the current financial year, and how many engine-room artificers during the same period.
§ *THE SECRETARY TO THE ADMIRALTY (Mr. MACARTNEY,) ANTRIM, S
The number of engineer officers who have joined the Navy from the College at Keyham, during the financial year 1899–1900, is thirty-seven; and the number of entered from outside thirteen. In addition to the above thirty chief engine-room artificers have been promoted to the rank of 373 artificer engineer. Three hundred and sixty engine-room artificers have been entered up to date.