Number 9's

slim

War Hero
No 9 punishment was basically stoppage of leave and 2 hours extra work. Normally awarded as either 7 or 14 days. If ashore to prove you were on board you had to muster at the various times of the day. Normally first muster would be 0600. Last muster 2200 plus lots in between. The two hours extra work was normally carried out in the dogs.
Worse bit was you were also banned from using the NAAFI so couldn't get a beer.
If you missed a muster more days 9s could be added.
 

Old_Hand

Lantern Swinger
When undergoing No 9's you also had a kit muster every day. If you had No 7's it was the same as 9's but without the kit muster. Now if you were given No 1's you had a problem - It was the death penalty.
 
No 9s stoppage of leave, pay and Tot.
No10s, stoppage of leave.
No14s two hours extra work
there was also second class for conduct
Second class for leave, but i dont know whay numbers they were.

There will be some skate on here no doubt who will be able to rattle them all off.

Initially when they brought in fines they cocked that up as well, 14 days No 9s, plus £50 fine. so 14 days pay plus £50 thats justice for you, Army. Air Force get £50 fine, ah yes the good old days (my arse)
 

slim

War Hero
higthepig said:
No 9s stoppage of leave, pay and Tot.
No10s, stoppage of leave.
No14s two hours extra work
there was also second class for conduct
Second class for leave, but i dont know whay numbers they were.

There will be some skate on here no doubt who will be able to rattle them all off.

Initially when they brought in fines they cocked that up as well, 14 days No 9s, plus £50 fine. so 14 days pay plus £50 thats justice for you, Army. Air Force get £50 fine, ah yes the good old days (my arse)

As a leading hand on Killicks course at Daedalus I ended up with 10 days 10s along with 2 of my classmates for cheeking the class leader (also a killick) I referred to him as a Maltese git and he took offense at it (calling me a Geordie git seemingly didn't carry the same penalties).
This was about 1967 and the race relations act was just coming into force. We made the front page of the Telegraph.
Said class leader walked to his married quarter in the company of a killick crusher for the rest of his time on the course
 

sledgehammer

Badgeman
Under article 39 of QRs&AIs. usual for excessive and repeated lateness a man could in lieu of detention be sentenced to 7;14;21 or 28 days No 9s.

He would report to the duty PO at 0600 for work usually cleaning ships brasswork. Breakfast 0700.
Report to duty PO at 1700 work on ship preparing for rounds at 1930.
all defaulters fall in at 2200. And so to bed.
You can guess he wasn't going ashore either.
 
In the 60's/70's before fines arrived.

If you were adrift

First hour or any part of that hour, 2 days pay 2 days leave. Then each successive hour or any part of that hour 1 days pay one days leave. I am not sure what the top end was.

If the boat/ship was under sailing orders then all doubled up.

i.e in first case if you were 2 hours and 4 minutes late coming aboard then it would be 4 days pay and 4 days leave. Double that if you were under sailing orders. This statement would always be made when leave was first piped.

Nutty
 

sludgemariner

Midshipman
As a babby tiff at Collingrad I got 14 dats 9s and a 20 quid fine for direct disobedience - I didn't get a hair cut for divisions - a run to Ryde seemed much more important.
 

dixie_gooner

Lantern Swinger
Of course, you also had DQs, which is now Colchester.

My mate got sent there for going on the trot. When he arrived they asked him if he wanted to appeal, to which he replied that he did, so they let him go. Funnily enough no one saw him for another couple of months.

Then you had warrant punishments which used to be given in front of the offenders peers and colleagues. Now these take place behind closed doors so as not to humiliate the offender.

If you do the crime, you should do the time.
 
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