HC Deb 08 April 1925 vol 182 cc2235-6W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether, seeing that there are men in the shipwright branch of the Royal Navy who have passed for the rating of chief shipwright for a period of from nine to ten years, [...]years service as ship- [...] not been promoted to chief shipwright, he will state what proportion of shipwrights below the rating of chief shipwright have been appointed to warrant rank without becoming chief shipwright?


During the last two years, six shipwrights, 1st class, and six shipwrights, 2nd class, have been promoted to warrant shipwright. No chief shipwright has been promoted during this period.