Chief Engineer (Royal Navy)

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Chief Engineer was a commissioned rank of the Engineer Branch of the Royal Navy.


From 1 April, 1877, the number of Chief Engineers was increased from 170 to 220.[1]

From 1 April, 1903, the rank of Chief Engineer was re-styled Engineer Lieutenant.[2]


  1. Order in Council of 30 April, 1877.
  2. Order in Council of 28 March, 1903.