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Lieutenant (navy)

Index Lieutenant (navy)

LieutenantThe pronunciation of lieutenant is generally split between,, generally in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Commonwealth countries, and,, generally associated with the United States. [1]

28 relations: Braid, Capital ship, Captain (armed forces), Captain lieutenant, Deck department, Defense Officer Personnel Management Act, Destroyer, Executive officer, First-rate, Flight lieutenant, Frigate, HMS Wager (1739), Lieutenant, Lieutenant (junior grade), Lieutenant commander, Navy, Navy blue, Officer (armed forces), Parliamentary and Financial Secretary to the Admiralty, Petty officer, Ranks and insignia of NATO, Restoration (England), Royal Navy, Samuel Pepys, Second-in-command, Stone frigate, Sub-lieutenant, Wager Mutiny.


A braid (also referred to as a plait) is a complex structure or pattern formed by interlacing three or more strands of flexible material such as textile yarns, wire, or hair.

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Capital ship

The capital ships of a navy are its most important warships; they are generally the larger ships when compared to other warships in their respective fleet.

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Captain (armed forces)

The army rank of captain (from the French capitaine) is a commissioned officer rank historically corresponding to the command of a company of soldiers.

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Captain lieutenant

Captain lieutenant or captain-lieutenant is a military rank, used in a number of navies worldwide and formerly in the British Army.

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Deck department

The deck department is an organisational team on board naval and merchant ships.

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Defense Officer Personnel Management Act

The Defense Officer Personnel Management Act (DOPMA) is a United States federal law passed in 1980 that for the first time standardized officer personnel management across the United States Armed Forces.

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In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.

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Executive officer

An executive officer (XO) is generally a person responsible for running an organization, although the exact nature of the role varies depending on the organization.

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In the rating system of the British Royal Navy used to categorise sailing warships, a first rate was the designation for the largest ships of the line, equivalent to the 'super-dreadnought' of more recent times.

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Flight lieutenant

Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt in the RAF and IAF; FLTLT in the RAAF and RNZAF—formerly sometimes F/L in all services) is a junior commissioned air force rank that originated in the Royal Naval Air Service and is still used in the Royal Air Force and many other countries, especially in the Commonwealth.

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A frigate is any of several types of warship, the term having been used for ships of various sizes and roles over the last few centuries.

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HMS Wager (1739)

HMS Wager was a square-rigged sixth-rate Royal Navy ship of 28 guns.

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A lieutenant (abbreviated Lt, LT, Lieut and similar) is a junior commissioned officer in the armed forces, fire services, police and other organizations of many nations.

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Lieutenant (junior grade)

Lieutenant (junior grade), commonly abbreviated as LTJG or, historically, Lt. (j.g.) (as well as variants of both abbreviations), is a junior commissioned officer rank of the United States Navy, the United States Coast Guard, the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps (NOAA Corps).

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Lieutenant commander

Lieutenant commander (also hyphenated lieutenant-commander and abbreviated LCdr, LCdr. or LCDR) is a commissioned officer rank in many navies.

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A navy or maritime force is the branch of a nation's armed forces principally designated for naval and amphibious warfare; namely, lake-borne, riverine, littoral, or ocean-borne combat operations and related functions.

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Navy blue

Navy blue is a very dark shade of the color blue.

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Officer (armed forces)

An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.

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Parliamentary and Financial Secretary to the Admiralty

The Parliamentary and Financial Secretary to the Admiralty also known as the Parliamentary and Financial Secretary to the Board of Admiralty was a position on the Board of Admiralty and civil officer of the British Royal Navy.

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Petty officer

A petty officer (PO) is a non-commissioned officer in many navies and is given the NATO rank denotion OR-6.

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Ranks and insignia of NATO

Ranks and insignia of NATO are combined military insignia used by the member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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Restoration (England)

The Restoration of the English monarchy took place in the Stuart period.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Samuel Pepys

Samuel Pepys (23 February 1633 – 26 May 1703) was an administrator of the navy of England and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man.

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The second-in-command (2i/c or 2IC) is the deputy commander of any British Army or Royal Marines unit, from battalion or regiment downwards.

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Stone frigate

Informally, a stone frigate is a naval establishment on land.

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Sub-lieutenant is a junior military officer rank.

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Wager Mutiny

The Wager Mutiny was the mutiny of the crew of after she was wrecked on a desolate island off the south coast of Chile in 1741.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lieutenant_(navy)

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