§ 49. Mr. SHINWELL
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty how many officers are now employed on non-seagoing service, and the number in May, 1914, respectively?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the ADMIRALTY (Lieut.-Colonel Headlam)
The number of officers, Royal 411 Navy, Royal Marines, etc., serving in harbour ships and shore establishments at home and abroad at the nearest available dates was as follows:
15th December, 1927 3,902 15th March, 1914 (approximately) 4,046