Note: Purchase in the Navy

By Geoffrey Callender , published December 1912


Callender supports David Hannay (MM Volume 2, Issue 6) in his claim that officers did purchase appointments to other ships. As proof he quotes from a contemporaneous publication which contained the following phrase ‘some of them (the officers) exchanged into the ship, for certain unlawful considerations’.

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Subjects include: Administration | Navies

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