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Defence written question – answered on 27th October 2005.

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Photo of Gordon Prentice Gordon Prentice Labour, Pendle

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the staff complement is of a Trident submarine, broken down by (a) rank and (b) function.

Photo of John Reid John Reid Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence, The Secretary of State for Defence

The complement of a Trident Submarine is 17 officers and 134 ratings broken down by function and rank as follows:

Warfare department
Commander 1
Lieutenant Commander 1
Lieutenant 6
Chief Petty Officer 4
Petty Officer 4
Leading Hand 9
Able Rate 19
Marine engineering
Lieutenant Commander 1
Lieutenant 3
Warrant Officer 1 1
Warrant Officer 2 5
Chief Petty Officer 11
Petty Officer 8
Leading Hand 6
Able Rate 9
Weapon engineering
Lieutenant Commander 1
Lieutenant 2
Warrant Officer 2 3
Chief Petty Officer 8
Petty Officer 9
Leading Hand 7
Able Rate 13
Supply department
Lieutenant 1
Chief Petty Officer 1
Petty Officer 2
Leading Hand 5
Able Rate 8
Medical department
Lieutenant 1
Petty Officer 1
Leading Hand 1

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