HC Deb 12 March 1947 vol 434 cc193-4W
76. Commander Noble

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty how many captains R.N. and commanders R.N., respectively, are now on the active list; how many of these in each category hold seagoing appointments; and how many command seagoing ships.

Mr. Dugdale

There are 314 executive captains and 532 executive commanders now serving on the active list. Sixty-five captains and 100 commanders are at present in seagoing appointments, of whom 61 and 43, respectively, are serving in command in seagoing ships.