Executive Order

October 15, 1901

On and after January 1, 1902, the following ratings and pay per month are established for the petty officers and other enlisted men of the Commissary Branch of the United States Navy:

RATING ------------------------------------------------------MONTHLY PAY

Chief Commissary Steward-------------------------------------------------- $70

Commissary Steward--------------------------------------------------------- $60

Ship's Cook, 1st class-------------------------------------------------------- $55

Ship's Cook, 2d class -------------------------------------------------------- $40

Ship's Cook, 3d class--------------------------------------------------------- $30

Ship's Cook, 4th class ------------------------------------------------------- $25

Baker, 1st class--------------------------------------------------------------- $45

Baker, 2d class--------------------------------------------------------------- $35

Landsmen detailed as crew messmen shall while so acting except when appointed as reliefs during temporary absence of the regular crew messmen receive extra compensation at the rate of $5 per month.


Theodore Roosevelt, Executive Order Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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