Prize-money and pensions in the Navy. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval Affairs

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Other titlesAbolishing prize-money and regulating pensions in Navy
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British Admiralty Prize Case Books,in the Navy Department Library. The Navy Department Library. Board War Games in the Collection of the Navy Department Library; including a revision of the laws on prize money in and a ruling in favor of Captain Francis Laforey of HMS Carysfort (and against the Crown) in his suit over the.

A few more random pieces of information concerning the finances in the Royal Navy of Nelson’s time. The way in which the distribution of prize money was calculated changed in I have included a brief list of ships and their costs as a rough guide to the value for which they might be condemned for prizes if anyone wants to calculate what.

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In the prize money system was revised, with the Captain's share reduced to one-quarter. It remained unchanged for the Commissioned and Warrant Officers, while the Petty Officers and Crew got one-half the prize.

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Military retirement uses years of service (not necessarily wartime). But a VA pension is based on wartime service and financial need. Prize money refers in particular to naval prize money, usually arising in naval warfare, but also in other was a monetary reward paid in accordance with the prize law of a belligerent state to the crew of a ship belonging to the state, either a warship of its navy or a privateer vessel commissioned by the state.

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Prize money was awarded to U.S. Navy officers and crews until at least the time of the Spanish American War.

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New Delhi: The retiring age of defence services personnel, particularly below the rank of officers should be raised to 58, from the currentto optimise their services and to cut down on the increasing defence pension, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said Tuesday.

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