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An able seaman (AB) is a naval rating of the deck department of a merchant ship with more than two years' experience at sea and considered "well acquainted with his duty".
In the British Royal Navy in the middle of the 18th century, the term able seaman (abbreviated AB) referred to a seaman with more than two years' experience at sea and considered "well acquainted with his duty".
A chief petty officer is a senior non-commissioned officer in many navies and coast guards.
An enlisted rank (also known as an enlisted grade or enlisted rate) is, in some armed services, any rank below that of a commissioned officer.
Landsman or landman (the latter being an older term) was a military rank given to naval recruits.
Leading rating (or leading rate) is the most senior of the junior rates in the Royal Navy.
This article is a list of various states' armed forces ranking designations.
A United States Navy enlisted rate indicates where an enlisted sailor stands within the chain of command, and also defines one's pay grade.
United States Navy ratings are general enlisted occupations used by the U.S. Navy from the 18th century, which consisted of specific skills and abilities.
Military ranks are a system of hierarchical relationships in armed forces, police, intelligence agencies or other institutions organized along military lines.
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.
An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.
An ordinary seaman (OS) is a naval rating of the deck department of a ship.
Ordinary seaman is a military rank used in naval forces.
A petty officer (PO) is a non-commissioned officer in many navies and is given the NATO rank denotion OR-6.
The rating system of the Royal Navy and its predecessors was used by the British Royal Navy between the beginning of the 17th century and the middle of the 19th century to categorise sailing warships, initially classing them according to their assigned complement of men, and later according to the number of their carriage-mounted guns.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
This is a list of British Royal Navy ratings rank insignia.
Pay grades are used by the uniformed services of the United States to determine wages and benefits based on the corresponding military rank of a member of the services.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.
A United States military occupation code, or a military occupational specialty code (MOS code), is a nine-character code used in the United States Army and United States Marines to identify a specific job.
A warrant is generally an order that serves as a specific type of authorization, that is, a writ issued by a competent officer, usually a judge or magistrate, which permits an otherwise illegal act that would violate individual rights and affords the person executing the writ protection from damages if the act is performed.
A warrant officer (WO) is an officer in a military organisation who is designated an officer by a warrant, as distinguished from a commissioned officer who is designated an officer by a commission, and a non-commissioned officer who is designated an officer, often by virtue of seniority.