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Royal Navy Personnel

Volume 455: debated on Thursday 18 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many Royal Navy personnel are currently serving aboard ship away from home; and what proportion of total naval personnel this represents. (114135)

The total number of Royal Navy personnel serving on board ships at sea on 9 January 2007 was 3,486. This figure constitutes 9.9 per cent. of the full-time trained strength.