Staff Engineer

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Fleet Engineer
Country United Kingdom
Service branchRN Engineering Branch
Next higher rankFleet Engineer
Next lower rankEngineer
Equivalent ranksLieutenant

Staff Engineer was a commissioned rank of the Engineering Branch in the Royal Navy.[1]


The rank of Staff Engineer was introduced in 1886 and abolished under the terms of the Order in Council of 29 June, 1900, all officers holding that rank at that time retaining it until promoted. Under the provisions of the Order in Council of 28 March, 1903, all Staff Engineers became Engineer Lieutenants.[2]


  1. Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony (16 July 2013). "Fleet Engineer (Royal Navy) - The Dreadnought Project". Harley and Lovell. Retrieved 10 November 2019.
  2. Harley and Lovell.