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The Development of Mobile Logistic Support in Anglo-American Naval
Policy, 1900–1953$

Peter V. Nash

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780813033679

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813033679.001.0001

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(p.255) (p.256) Appendix U. RN Naval Estimates: Personnel, Active, and Reserve Fleet Statistics, 1945–1955

(p.255) (p.256) Appendix U. RN Naval Estimates: Personnel, Active, and Reserve Fleet Statistics, 1945–1955

Source:
The Development of Mobile Logistic Support in Anglo-American Naval Policy, 1900–1953
Publisher:
University Press of Florida

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Korean War

 

 

 

 

1945a

1945b

1946

1947

1948

1949

1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

1955

Naval Estimates, £ millionsc

 

 

 

£275

£197

£153

£189

£193

£279

£332

£330

£353

Personnel, thousandsd

 

 

 

493

192

168

154

143

144

153

151

139

Total Fleet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Active Status

6,979

5,812

3,210

799

705

617

548

591

598

687

662

637

Reserve Status

1,607

2,720

1,089

1,049

886

913

833

826

811

674

729

721

Total

8,586

8,532

4,299

1,848

1,591

1,530

1,381

1,417

1,409

1,361

1,391

1,358

Major Combatants Only

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Active Service

977

760

567

278

219

219

185

226

244

219

233

232

Reserve Fleet

59

289

401

466

414

349

310

246

232

245

274

316

Total

1,036

1,049

968

744

633

568

495

472

476

464

507

548

Depot/Repair Ships Only

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Active Service

74

62

68

18

10

15

14

13

10

10

11

11

Reserve Fleet

3

5

13

17

20

15

13

9

12

13

13

12

Total

77

67

81

35

30

30

27

22

22

23

24

23

Naval Estimatese

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Active

 

 

 

 

 

119

144

122

126

169

164

148

Training

 

 

 

 

 

55

52

41

43

55

56

42

Reserve/refitf

 

 

 

 

 

304

296

294

274

296

329

372

Total

 

 

 

 

 

478

492

457

443

520

549

562

Source: The above ship statistics, other than those shown under Naval Estimates are derived from Admiralty Pink/Green/Red

Lists on or about June 30 each year (Source NHB). Excludes RFA vessels.

The Naval Estimates ship status statistics, recorded for comparison, are derived from the Annual Naval Estimates.

These include only major combatants, and their definitions vary slightly from the rest of this appendix.

Notes: (a) . V-E Day

(b) . V-J Day

(c) . Statements on the Naval Estimates for each year; figures net subtracting U.S. aid and other receipts.

(d) . TNA(Kew), ADM 1/25569: F.O.C.R.F. Report No. 22 14/1/54 ref 30/3.

(e) . Statements on the Naval Estimates for each year.

(f) . Includes refits of all ships whether in reserve or active fleets.