A-30530, MARCH 1, 1930, 9 COMP. GEN. 377

A-30530: Mar 1, 1930

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IS NOT ENTITLED TO REIMBURSEMENT FOR COST OF FURTHER HAULING OF HIS HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS FROM PUBLIC STORAGE TO PRIVATE QUARTERS UNDER THE SAME CHANGE OF STATION ORDERS. YOU WERE DETACHED FROM DUTY ON THE U.S.S. INDORSEMENTS SHOW THAT THESE ORDERS WERE RECEIVED BY YOU ON APRIL 30. THAT YOU WERE DETACHED ON JUNE 12. THE DATE OF YOUR REPORTING FOR DUTY AT THE NAVY YARD IS NOT SHOWN ON THE CERTIFIED COPY OF ORDERS. YOU HAVE FURNISHED A CARBON COPY OF APPLICATION TO THE SUPPLY OFFICER. THIS APPLICATION IS DATED MAY 18. SHOWS THAT YOUR REQUEST WAS COMPLIED WITH. YOUR CLAIM IS FOR COST OF FURTHER MOVEMENT OF YOUR HOUSEHOLD GOODS AS SHOWN ON RECEIPTED BILLS OF THE FEDERAL STORAGE CO. UNDER THE LAW AND REGULATIONS YOU WERE ENTITLED UNDER YOUR ORDERS OF FEBRUARY 18.

A-30530, MARCH 1, 1930, 9 COMP. GEN. 377

TRANSPORTATION - HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS - NAVY OFFICER AN OFFICER OF THE NAVY WHO, UNDER ORDERS INVOLVING PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION FROM BOSTON, SS., TO WASHINGTON, D.C., REQUESTED AND HAD HAD HIS HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS REMOVED FROM PRIVATE RESIDENCE AND STORAGE IN WASHINGTON TO PUBLIC STORAGE IN WASHINGTON, AT PUBLIC EXPENSE, IS NOT ENTITLED TO REIMBURSEMENT FOR COST OF FURTHER HAULING OF HIS HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS FROM PUBLIC STORAGE TO PRIVATE QUARTERS UNDER THE SAME CHANGE OF STATION ORDERS.

COMPTROLLER GENERAL MCCARL TO LIEUT. COMMANDER ALFRED TAWRESEY, UNITED STATES NAVY, MARCH 1, 1930:

THERE HAS BEEN RECEIVED YOUR LETTER OF JANUARY 28, 1930, REQUESTING REVIEW OF SETTLEMENT DECEMBER 20, 1929, DISALLOWING YOUR CLAIM FOR $36 AS REIMBURSEMENT OF COST INCURRED BY YOUR FOR HAULING YOUR HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS FROM THE NAVY YARD, WASHINGTON, D.C. TO YOUR RESIDENCE, 2148 FLORIDA AVENUE, WASHINGTON, D.C., IN AUGUST, 1929.

BY ORDERS DATED FEBRUARY 18, 1929, YOU WERE DETACHED FROM DUTY ON THE U.S.S. DETROIT, HOME YARD BOSTON, MASS., TO DUTY AT THE NAVY YARD, WASHINGTON, D.C., YOUR DETACHMENT TO BECOME EFFECTIVE ,WHEN RELIEVED.' THE ORDERS GRANTED YOU A DELAY OF ONE MONTH IN REPORTING FOR DUTY. INDORSEMENTS SHOW THAT THESE ORDERS WERE RECEIVED BY YOU ON APRIL 30, 1929; THAT YOU WERE DETACHED ON JUNE 12, 1929, AND THAT YOU ARRIVED IN WASHINGTON, D.C., JUNE 13, 1929. THE DATE OF YOUR REPORTING FOR DUTY AT THE NAVY YARD IS NOT SHOWN ON THE CERTIFIED COPY OF ORDERS. YOU HAVE FURNISHED A CARBON COPY OF APPLICATION TO THE SUPPLY OFFICER, NAVY YARD, WASHINGTON, D.C., FOR SHIPMENT OF YOUR HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS BASED ON PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION UNDER SAID ORDERS. THIS APPLICATION IS DATED MAY 18, 1929, AND REQUESTS THAT YOUR HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS BE SHIPPED FROM "NO. 2700 QUE STREET NW., AND FEDERAL STORAGE" TO "STORAGE--- PUBLIC WORKS, NAVY YARD, WASHINGTON, D.C.' AND THAT YOUR EFFECTS "CAN BE OBTAINED JUNE 4, 1929.' CERTIFICATE OF LIEUT. J. J. MIFFITT, S.C., UNITED STATES NAVY, ASSISTANT TO THE SUPPLY OFFICER DATED JUNE 7, 1929, SHOWS THAT YOUR REQUEST WAS COMPLIED WITH. YOUR CLAIM IS FOR COST OF FURTHER MOVEMENT OF YOUR HOUSEHOLD GOODS AS SHOWN ON RECEIPTED BILLS OF THE FEDERAL STORAGE CO., WASHINGTON, D.C., DATED OCTOBER 16, 1929, FROM NAVY YARD TO NO. 2148 FLORIDA AVENUE, IN AMOUNT OF $51.

UNDER THE LAW AND REGULATIONS YOU WERE ENTITLED UNDER YOUR ORDERS OF FEBRUARY 18, 1929, TO HAVE YOUR EFFECTS WITHIN AUTHORIZED WEIGHT LIMITS SHIPPED FROM BOSTON, MASS., TO A RESIDENCE IN PUBLIC QUARTERS OR OF YOUR OWN SELECTION, IN WASHINGTON, D.C. YOUR EFFECTS BEING IN WASHINGTON, D.C., YOU WERE ENTITLED TO HAVE THEM MOVED TO SUCH RESIDENCE; 5 COMP. GEN. 229; AND NOTHING MORE.

PARAGRAPH 7 OF SEC. 10 OF NAVY GENERAL ORDER NO. 166, 1927, PROVIDES:

ALL SHIPMENTS OF HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS MADE BY FREIGHT TO POINTS WITHIN INNER OR OUTER ZONES (OTHER THAN SHIPMENTS THAT REQUIRE FORWARDING) SHALL BE CONSIGNED IN CARE OF THE SUPPLY OFFICER OF THE ZONE CONCERNED, WHO SHALL, UPON NOTICE, CAUSE SAID EFFECTS, UPON ARRIVAL AT DESTINATION, TO BE TRANSPORTED FROM THE DEPOT OF CARRIER TO PLACE OF RESIDENCE OR STORAGE AT THE NEW STATION AND PLACED THEREIN. EFFECTS MOVED TO A PLACE UPON ARRIVAL AT DESTINATION WILL NOT AGAIN BE MOVABLE AT PUBLIC EXPENSE UNDER THE SAME CHANGE OF STATION ORDERS. WHERE SHIPMENTS ARE CONSIGNED IN CARE OF SUPPLY OFFICERS, DIRECTIONS FOR REMOVAL SHALL BE FURNISHED PROMPTLY, AS THERE ARE NO FACILITIES AT NAVY YARDS, STATIONS, OR BASES FOR STORAGE OF HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS. ANY EXPENSE INCURRED DUE TO DELAY IN FURNISHING DIRECTIONS FOR REMOVAL SHALL BE BORNE BY THE OWNER.

THE APPLICATION UPON WHICH YOUR EFFECTS WERE MOVED ON JUNE 4, 1929, REQUESTED THAT THEY BE SHIPPED TO "STORAGE--- PUBLIC WORKS, NAVY YARD, WASHINGTON, D.C.' IF YOUR EFFECTS HAD BEEN SHIPPED FROM BOSTON TO WASHINGTON IN CARE OF THE SUPPLY OFFICER WITH DIRECTIONS TO MOVE THEM TO A PLACE OF STORAGE, AND THEY HAD BEEN SO MOVED, YOU WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN ENTITLED TO FURTHER MOVEMENT AT THE EXPENSE OF THE GOVERNMENT. THIS HAS LONG BEEN THE RULE, 18 COMP. DEC. 480; 20 ID. 702; AND 2 COMP. GEN. 344.

THE DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM IS CORRECT, AND UPON REVIEW IS SUSTAINED.