§ Mr. Parker
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty what was the number of commissions granted in 1938, showing separate figures for Dartmouth entry, special entry, universities, reserves 3037W ex-ratings to sub-lieutenant rank, and warrant officers?
§ Mr. Shakespeare
The number of officers of the Royal Navy who qualified for commissions during 1938 is as follows:
Sub-Lieutenants, ex Dartmouth 69 Sub-Lieutenants, Special Entry 20 Sub-Lieutenants, Direct Entry 7 Lieutenants, ex R.N.R. 28 Sub-Lieutenants, ex R.N.R. 85 Sub-Lieutenants Rating 4 Air Branch. Captain, transfer from R.A.F. 1 Air Branch. Lieutenants, transfers from R.A.F. 34 Air Branch. Sub-Lieutenants, transfers From R.A.F. 64 Sub-Lieutenants (E), ex Dartmouth 17 Sub-Lieutenants (E), Special Entry 15 Sub-Lieutenants (E), Universities 1 Sub-Lieutenants, ex Artificer Apprentices 2 Sub-Lieutenants, ex M.M. 1 Sub-Lieutenants, ex Lower Deck 8 Paymaster Sub-Lieutenants, ex Dartmouth 1 Paymaster Sub-Lieutenants, Civil Service Competitive Examination 14 Medical Officers 35 Dental Officers 15 Instructor Officers 14 Warrant Officers. Executive Branch 66 Warrant Officers. Engineer Branch 39 Warrant Officers. Accountant Branch 19 Warrant Officers. Medical Branch 2 Warrant Officers. Schoolmasters Branch 6 570