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Monthly pay for men on United States frigates

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Ltrs Sent to Officers, RG 45 view image
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Author Name War Department (primary)
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Summary Monthly pay of petty officers, Seamen, ordinary seamen and marines on board frigates of United States.
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Related Persons/Groups midshipmen; master's mates; captain's clerk; boatswain's mate; cockswain; sailmaker's mate; gunner's mate; yeomen of the gun room; carpenter's mate; armourers; stewards; coopers; master at arms; quarter master; cook; seamen; ordinary seamen; sergeants; corporals; drum and fife; private; marines; ;
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Keywords pay; frigate; ;
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Monthly Pay of Petty Officers, Seamen,
Ordinary Seamen, and Marines on board
the Frigates of the United States.


Midshipmen 19 Dollars Each per Month
Masters Mates 20 Do. " Do.
Chaplains Clerks 25 Do. " Do.
Boatswains Mates 19 Do " Do.
Cockswain 18 Do " Do.
Sail Makers' Mates 19 Do " Do.
Gunners Mates 19 Do " Do.
Seamen of the Gun
Room}18 Do " Do.
Quarter Gunners 18 Do " Do.
Carpenter's Mates 19 Do " Do.
Armourers 18 Do " Do.
Steward's 18 Do " Do.
Coopers 18 Do " Do.
Master's at Arms 18 Do " Do.
Quarter Masters 18 Do " Do.
Cooks 18 Do " Do.
Seamen 17 Do " Do.
Ordinary Seamen 10 Do " Do.
Sergeants 9 Do " Do.
Corporals 8 Do " Do.
Drums & Fifes 7 Do " Do.
Privates 6 Do " Do.