§ MR. HOLT (Northumberland, Hexham)
To ask the Secretary to the Admiralty whether the tugs "Grappler" and "Robust" are intended solely for towing purposes; if not, for what other purposes it is intended to use them; and whether they are being fitted with fire extinguishing or salvage appliances.
(Answered by Mr. Edmund Robertson.) These tugs are intended primarily for towing purposes, but are fitted so that they can be used for light mooring work to assist in salvage operations, and for
|Rank.||Ordinary leave on full pay.||Sick leave on full pay.||Sick leave on half pay.|
|Hired writers, first grade||15*||15*||15*|
|Hired writers, second grade, and boy writers||1†||1†||1†|
|* Per annum.|
|† For every 26 days actually employed in each year.|