United States v. Hite, 204 U.S. 343 (1907)
U.S. Supreme CourtUnited States v. Hite, 204 U.S. 343 (1907)
United States v. Hite
Submitted December 18, 1906
Decided February 26, 1907
204 U.S. 343
Under the Act of March 3, 1889, 30 Stat. 1228, the two months' pay to which an officer of the Navy is entitled who was detached from his vessel and ordered home to be honorably discharged after creditable service during the war with Spain is to be computed at the rate of pay he was receiving for sea service when detached, and not at the rate of his pay for shore service when he was actually discharged.
41 Ct.Cl. 256 affirmed.
The facts are stated in the opinion.