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Vice admiral (Royal Navy)

Index Vice admiral (Royal Navy)

Vice admiral is a flag officer rank of the British Royal Navy and equates to the NATO rank code OF-8. [1]

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Admiral (Royal Navy)

Admiral is a senior rank of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, which equates to the NATO rank code OF-9, outranked only by the rank admiral of the fleet.

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Admiralty

The Admiralty, originally known as the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy firstly in the Kingdom of England, secondly in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire.

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Flag officer

A flag officer is a commissioned officer in a nation's armed forces senior enough to be entitled to fly a flag to mark the position from which the officer exercises command.

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List of Royal Navy vice admirals

Vice admiral is a flag officer rank of the British Royal Navy and equates to the NATO rank code OF-8.

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List of Vice-Admirals of the Coast

The Vice-Admiralties of the Coast were posts established in each of the twenty maritime counties of England, the North and South of Wales, and the four provinces of Ireland.

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Maritime flag

A maritime flag is a flag designated for use on ships, boats, and other watercraft.

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NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.

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Rear admiral (Royal Navy)

Rear admiral (RAdm) is a flag officer rank of the British Royal Navy.

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Royal Navy

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

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Three-star rank

An officer of three-star rank is a senior commander in many of the armed services holding a rank described by the NATO code of OF-8.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Vanguard

The vanguard (also called the advance guard) is the leading part of an advancing military formation.

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Vice admiral

Vice admiral is a senior naval flag officer rank, equivalent to lieutenant general and air marshal.

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Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom

The Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom is an honorary office generally held by a senior Royal Navy admiral.

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Redirects here:

Engineer Vice-Admiral, Vice Admiral (Royal Navy), Vice Admiral of the Blue, Vice-Admiral (Royal Navy), Vice-Admiral of the Blue.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vice_admiral_(Royal_Navy)

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