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Navy Pay Chart for 1835

1835 U.S. Navy Pay Charts

On March 3, 1835, President Andrew Jackson approved, "An Act to regulate the pay of the navy of the United States." which provided for commissioned and warrant officer pay based on the type of duty for which employed.

One ration per day, only, shall be allowed to all officers when attached to vessels for sea service.

1801 Ration | 1842 Ration

1835 Officer Pay Charts

Warrant Officers

Warrant Officers (appointed by the President)
Sailingmaster Monthly Pay
Of a ship of the line, for sea service $91.67
When on other duty $83.33
When on leave of absence or waiting orders $62.50
Second Master Monthly Pay
When attached to vessels for sea service $62.50
When on other duty $41.67
When on leave of absence or waiting orders $33.33
Warranted Masters' Mate Monthly Pay
When attached to vessels for sea service, or at Navy yards $37.50
When on leave of absence or waiting orders $25.00
Boatswain Monthly Pay
Of a ship of the line, for sea service $62.50
Of a frigate for sea service $50.00
When on other duty $41.67
When on leave of absence or waiting orders $30.00
Gunner Monthly Pay
Of a ship of the line, for sea service $62.50
Of a frigate for sea service $50.00
When on other duty $41.67
When on leave of absence or waiting orders $30.00
Sailmaker Monthly Pay
Of a ship of the line, for sea service $62.50
Of a frigate for sea service $50.00
When on other duty $41.67
When on leave of absence or waiting orders $30.00
Carpenter Monthly Pay
Of a ship of the line, for sea service $62.50
Of a frigate for sea service $50.00
When on other duty $41.67
When on leave of absence or waiting orders $30.00


Commissioned Officers

Commissioned Officers (appointed by the President)
Senior Captain Monthly Pay
When in service $375.00
When on leave of absence $291.67
When waiting orders $291.67
Captain Monthly Pay
When command of squadron on foreign station $333.33
When on other duty $291.67
When off duty $208.33
Commander, Master Comandant Monthly Pay
When attached to vessel for sea service $208.33
When attached to Navy yard or other duty $175.00
When on leave of absence or waiting orders $150.00
Lieutenant Monthly Pay
When commanding a vessel $150.00
When on other duty $125.00
When waiting orders $100.00
Surgeon

note 1, 2, 3

Monthly Pay
First five years of service $83.33
Second five years of service $100.00
Third five years of service $116.67
Forth five years of service $133.33
Greater than 20 years of service $150.00
Assistant Surgeon Monthly Pay
When waiting orders $54.17
When at sea $79.17
After passing and found qualified for promotion to surgeon $70.83
When at sea $100.00
When stationed at navy yards, hospitals, rendezvous, and receiving ships $79.17
After being passed and stationed as above $95.83
Chaplain Monthly Pay
When attached to vessel for sea service $100.00
When attached to Navy yard or other duty $100.00
When on leave of absence or waiting orders $66.67
Passed Midshipmen Monthly Pay
When on duty $62.50
When waiting orders $50.00
Midshipmen Monthly Pay
When attached to vessel for sea service $33.33
When on other duty $29.17
When on leave of absence or waiting orders $25.00

NOTE 1: All surgeons of the navy under orders for duty, at navy yards, receiving vessels, rendezvous, or naval hospitals, shall hare an increase of one-fourth of the foregoing amount of their respective annual pay, from the date of their acceptance of such orders.

NOTE 2: All surgeons of the navy ordered to any of the ships or vessels of the United States, commissioned for sea service, shall have an increase of one-third of the foregoing amount of their respective annual pay, from the date of their acceptance of such orders.

NOTE 3: All surgeons of the navy, ordered as fleet surgeons, shall have an increase of one half of their respective annual pay, from the date of their acceptance of such orders.

Effective March 3, 1835.



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