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American Navy Pay Scale 1776

Monthly pay of all officers and men in the American Navy in 1776 from the date of the new commission under the free and independent states of America.

 
  Rank Of Ships 
of 20 Guns
Of Ships 
of 10 to 20 Guns
  Captain $60 $48
  Lieutenant $30 $24
  Master $30 $24
  Master's Mate $15 $15
  Boatswain $15 $13
  Boatswain's Mate $9.50 $9
  Gunner $15 $13
  Gunner's Mate $9.50 $9
  Surgeon $25 $21.66
  Surgeon's Mate $15 $13.33
  Carpenter $15 $13
  Carpenter's Mate $9 $9.50
  Cooper $9 $9
  Midshipman $12 $12
  Armourer $9 $9
  Sailmaker $10 $10
  Sailmaker's Mate $8.33 $8.33
  Yeoman $8.50 $8.50
  Quartermaster $9 $8.5
  Cook $9 $8.50
  Cockswain $9 $9
  Captain's Clerk $15 $12
  Steward $10 $10
  Chaplain $20  --
  Yeoman of powder-room $9.50 $9
  Master-at-arms $10 $9
  Seaman $8 $8