ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE

24th January 2019

Sir Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the establishment is of the Royal Navy Reserve; and how many reservists there are at each rank in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Mark Lancaster, Minister of State for the Armed Forces: The Strength of the Maritime Reserve by Paid Rank, as at 1 October 2018 is shown in the table below.

 

 

Paid Rank

Trained

Untrained

Total

2,796

951

Officers

1,005

193

OF6 (Commodore RN/Brigadier RM)

2

 

OF5 (Captain RN/Colonel RM)

12

 

OF4 (Commander RN/Lieutenant Colonel RM)

127

OF3 (Lieutenant Commander RN/Major RM)

457

OF2 (Lieutenant RN/Captain RM)

338

 

OF1/OF(D) (Sub-Lieutenant RN/ Lieutenant RM /2nd Lieutenant RM/Midshipman RN)

69

193*

Other Ranks

1,791

758

OR9 (Warrant Officer Class 1)

97

 

OR8 (Warrant Officer Class 2)

29

 

OR7 (Chief Petty Officer RN/Colour Sergeant RM)

298

 

OR6 (Petty Officer RN/Sergeant RM)

260

 

OR4 (Leading Rate RN/Corporal RM)

309

 

OR3 (Lance Corporal RM )

69

 

OR2 (Able Rating RN/Marine RM)

729

758

Source: Defence Statistics (Navy) *Includes a small number of untrained officers at other ranks.

 

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