HC Deb 31 May 1933 vol 278 cc1884-5W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the total number of lower-deck candidates for sub-lieutenant and sub-lieutenant (E) who took the new educational examination for commissioned rank in March, 1933, and the number who passed?


Thirty-one general service candidates took the qualifying educational examination for sublieutenant in March, 1933, of whom 14 qualified. Twenty-two engine - room ratings took the qualifying educational

Fleet Selection Boards: (Spring, 1933). Candidates Interviewed. Candidates Recommended.
Station. Number of Boards. Executive. Engineer. Executive, Engineer.
Executive. Engineering.
Mediterranean 1 1 17 15 12 9
Home Fleet 3 1
China 1
Plymouth 1 1
Portsmouth 1
East Indies 1
America and West Indies 1

The 12 general service ratings will undergo the course in question, which will be held at Portsmouth instead of at Devonport.