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TABLE OF COMPLEMENTS OF SEA-GOING SHIPS.

Ranks and Ratings 1st
Rate
2nd
Rate
*
3rd
Rate
4th
Rate
5th
Rate
6th
Rate
Sloops Smaller vessels
commanded
by Lieutenants
1150
1120
1070
men
950
880
870
850
men
770
635
615
men
600
570
540
485
men
450
men
400
360
350
310
men
295
275
265
men
255
235
men
215
men
200
190
men
175
men
150
140
men
130
men
110
men
100
men
90
men
90
men
75
65
60
men
55
50
men
Captain.111111111..............................
Commander.11111............1111111.........
Lieutenant.7654443332222222111
Master.1111111111111111.........
Chaplain.111111111..............................
Surgeon.1111111111111111.........
Paymaster.1111111111111111.........
Naval Instructor.111111111..............................
Sub-Lieutenant or Midshipman.1210108654444322...2...111
Assistant Paymaster in Charge.................................................111
Assistant Surgeon.2222111111111.........111
Second Master.211111111.....................111
Gunner.111111111111...111111
Boatswain.111111111111.....................
Carpenter.111111111111.....................
Assiatant Paymaster or Clerk.4332222222111111.........
Master's Assistant.2222211111111.........111
Naval Cadet.866543221..............................
Assistant Clerk.111111and in Flag and Commodore's ships
CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS 
Master-at-Arms.111111111..............................
Chief Gunner's Mate.1111.............................................
Chief Boatswain's Mate.1111........................1111.........
Chief Captain of the Forecastle.111................................................
Chief Quartermaster.111................................................
Chief Carpenter's Mate.111...........................1111.........
Seaman's Schoolmaster.111111.......................................
Ship's Steward.1111111111111111.........
Ship's Cook.1111111111111111111
FIRST CLASS PETTY OFFICERS 
Ship's Corporal - 1st class.2111111......1*111111.........
Ship's Corporal - 2nd class.4432211111** and in Troop Ships.
Gunner's Mate.4422222221111111111
Boatswain's Mate.8875543333222221111
Captain's Coxswain.1111111111111111.........
Captain of the Forecastle.2223222222211..................
Quartermaster.7776553332222222222
**Yeoman of the Signals.111111.......................................
Coxswain of the Launch.11111111.................................
Captain of the Main Top.2222222222...........................
Captain of the Fore Top.2222222222...........................
Captain of the Afterguard.2222222222...........................
Captain of the Hold.211111111..............................
Sailmaker.111111111..............................
Ropwmaker.111111111..............................
Carpenter's Mate.222222222211............111
Caulker.2221111111111..................
Blacksmith.11111111111111...1.........
Armourer.1111111111...........................
Plumber.111111.......................................
Leading Stoker, see below..........................................................
Sick Berth Steward.111111.......................................
SECOND CLASS PETTY OFFICERS 
Coxswain of the Barge.1111.............................................
Coxswain of the Pinnace.111111......11...........................
Captain of the Mast.3322222....................................
Second Captain of the Forecastle.22222..................1...111111
Second Captain of the Main Top.44422...............222121.........
Second Captain of the Fore Top.44422...............222121.........
Signalman.33322111111........................
Second Captain of the Afterguard.4442..................222...1............
Captain of the Mizen Top.22222222.................................
Sailmaker's Mate.222211.........1111111.........
Coxswain of the Cutter.2222111....................................
Cooper.1111111111111..................
Caulker's Mate.111...11111.........1111.........
Sick Berth Attendant.111.........1111111..................
Musician.1111111111111111.........
§Leading Seaman.6040252018128865432222.........
Shipwright.6654433322111111.........
Yeoman of Store Rooms.333211.......................................
Second Captain of the Hold.111................................................
Painter.2222111111111..................
Sailmaker's Crew.3333212111111...1...111
Blacksmith's Crew.221111........................1...1......
Tinsmith.11111..........................................
Armourer's Crew.221111............111..................
Carpenter's Crew.121098654443222222111
Cooper's Crew.221111.......................................
Stoker and Coal Trimmer, see below.........................................................
Able Seamen.The number to complete the complement, including Engineers and Stokers
Ordinary Seamen.
Second Class Ordinary Seamen.
Bandsman.1818161210..........................................
Tailor.222111111..............................
Shoemaker.222111.......................................
Butcher.222111.......................................
Lamp Trimmer.111111111..............................
Captain's Steward.1111111111111111111
Captain's Cook.111111111111111111
Ward Room Steward.1111111111111 111.........
Ward Room Cook.1111111111111.........
Gun Room Steward.1111111111111...1...111
Gun Room Cook.1111111111111......11
Engineers' Servant.1111111111111111.........
Engineers' Cook.1111111111111.........
Ship's Steward's Assistant.11111.................................111
Assistant Sick Berth Attendant.211111.......................................
Cook's Mate.332211111..............................
Barber.2211111111...........................
Captain's Servant.111111111..............................
Captain's Cook's Assistant.111111.......................................
Commander's Servant.11111..........................................
Ward Room Servant.222111.......................................
Ward Room Cook's Assistant.111111.......................................
Gun Room Servant.22222111111........................
Warrant Officer's Cook.111111111111.....................
Warrant Officer's Servant.1111111111111111111
Ship's Steward's Boy.1111111111111..................
Boy, First Class.4945393333312828282220131010108666
Boy, Second Class.262423212115151515121086666444
STEAM DEPARTMENT §§ 
Chief Engineer.The number of Engineers and Stokers according to the Horse Power of each Ship
Engineer.
Assistant Engineer, First Class.
Assiatant Engineer, Second Class.
Leading Stoker.
Stoker and Coal Trimmer.
Second Class Stoker and Coal Trimmer.
ROYAL MARINES 
Captain.1111.............................................
Lieutenant.332111111..............................
Sergeant.43322221121111...1.........
Corporal.4332222111111111111
Drummer and Bugler.2221111111111..................
Private.1461381146349433425252117171715913977
 Seamen Gunners, in addition to Gunners' Mates, are to be borne in the following proportions; but they are to be included in the above Ratings either as Petty Officers or Seamen.
12510070605040202018161414126106555
Gunnery Instructors to be included in the number of Seamen Gunners allowed.
6554422221111111.........

*Second Rates, having three decks, are to be allowed to bear 7 Lieutenants, and 2 Second Masters in part Complement.
Men holding the Ratings marked thus † are not to take Military Command.
§When Leading Seamen cannot be procured, Able or Ordinary Seamen are to be borne in lieu.
Foreigners may be entered.
**A Yeoman of Signals to be borne in addition, in Flag Ships at home and abroad; to be paid the same as a Chief Quartermaster.
 Leading, Able, or Ordinary Seamen may be borne in lieu of Petty Officers, when men fit for Petty Officers Ratings cannot be obtained.
 A proportion of Marine Artillery (out of the complement of Marines) is to be borne in all Steam Ships, namely:-

 Screw ShipsPaddle Ships
Rate or ClassSubalternsSerjantsBombardiersFifersGunnersTotalSubalternsSerjantsBombardiersFifersGunnersTotal
1st Rates11112529..................
2nd Rates...11...2022..................
3rd and 4th Rates...11...1719..................
5th and 6th Rates...11...1517111...1518
Sloops......1...56......1...56
Sloops of 100 men........................1...34
Gun vessels, 60 and 80 men......1...23..................

†† ESTABLISHMENT OF ENGINEER OFFICERS AND STOKERS FOR HER MAJESTY'S SHIPS.

ENGINEER OFFICERS.

Ships under 200 Horse Power...3 Engineers and Assistant Engineers.
at 200 and under 3501 Chief.3 "
at 350 and under 5001 "4 "
at 500 and upwards1 "6 "

STOKERS

Screw Steam Ships. Paddle Wheel Ships and Troop Ships.
Leading stokersStokers
including Stokers
of 2nd class
Horse PowerLeading StokersStokers
including Stokers
of 2nd class
15under 100......
26100 and under 15036
28150 " 20039
39200* " 250312
311250* " 300414
412300 " 400417
414400 " 500618
515500 " 550621
517550 " 600624
618600 " 700627
620700 " 800630
622800 " 900633
624900 and 1000636

* Sloops with two Stoke-holes to have 12 Stokers.


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