Admiral is one of the highest ranks in some navies, and in many navies is the highest rank.It is usually abbreviated to "Adm" or "ADM". The rank is generally thought to have originated in Sicily from a conflation of Arabic: أمير البحر , amīr al-baḥr, "prince in Arabic; supervisor in Turkic; (commander) of the sea", with Latin admirabilis ("admirable") or admiratus ("admired ...
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Counter admiral is a rank found in many navies of the world, but no longer used in English-speaking countries, where the equivalent rank is rear admiral. The term derives from the French contre-amiral. Depending on the country, it is either a one-star or two-star rank.
Raymond Ames Spruance (July 3, 1886 – December 13, 1969) was a United States Navy admiral during World War II.He commanded U.S. naval forces during two of the most significant naval battles that took place in the Pacific Theatre: the Battle of Midway and the Battle of the Philippine Sea.
A general officer is an officer of high rank in the armies, and in some nations' air forces, space forces, or marines.. The term general is used in two ways: as the generic title for all grades of general officer and as a specific rank.
Laskarina "Bouboulina" Pinotsis (Greek: Λασκαρίνα "Μπουμπουλίνα" Πινότση; 11 May 1771–22 May 1825) was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, and allegedly first woman-admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy.
The Albanian Naval Force (Albanian: Forca Detare të Republikës së Shqipërisë) is the naval branch of the Albanian military. Their name was changed from the Albanian Naval Defense Forces in 2010. The Naval Force is headquartered in Durrës, and operates multiple bases, including Kepi i Palit base in Durrës, and Pashaliman in Vlorë.
Cornel / ˈ k ɜːr n əl /, abbreviatit Col, is a militar rank o a senior commissioned officer. It or a correspondin rank exists in maist armies, marine forces an in mony air forces; the naval equivalent rank is generally caiptain. In air forces wi a separate rank structur, the equivalent rank is generally group caiptain.
A general officer, commonly kent as general, is an officer o heich militar ranks, uisually in the airmy, an in some naitions, the air force. The term is widely uised bi mony naitions o the warld, an when a kintra uises a different term, thare is an equivalent teetle gien.
Kontradmirál (německy Konteradmiral, anglicky Rear Admiral, francouzsky contre-amiral, nizozemsky schout-bij-nacht, japonsky 少将 šóšó), dříve též uváděn tvar kontraadmirál či kontreadmirál, je široce používaná námořní hodnost.