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Can a US navy vice admiral outrank a read admiral?
A Vice Admiral outranks a Rear Admiral. An Admiral is the highest peace time rank. Fleet Admiral is the highest during war. ...
Asked in World War 2, Germany in WW2
Who was the leader of the German fleet in World War 2?
First Grand Admiral Raeder, later the former chief of the submarine Fleet Grand Admiral Dönitz. ...
Asked in Movies
What are the release dates for Admiral Beatty's Fleet in Action - 1918?
Admiral Beatty's Fleet in Action - 1918 was released on: USA: 2 October 1918 ...
Asked in World War 2, US in WW2
Us admiral in the Atlantic durning world war 2?
Admiral John Tovey was the Admiral of the Fleet in the Atlantic during World War 2. He served in the Royal Navy. He retired after the war ended. Admiral Ernest J. King was assigned Fleet Commander of the Fleet for the United States once the US entered the war. They did not have one Admiral to control the fleets of the Allies as they did for the land forces. ...
Asked in WW2 Naval Warfare
What do fleet admirals do?
(As this question is in the WW2 category, this answer is specific to WW2 combatants) "fleet admiral" can refer either to a role, or a rank. As a rank, "fleet admiral" was formally known as "Admiral of the Fleet" in the Royal Navy, Soviet Navy, "Großadmiral" in the Nazi Kreigsmarine, "Fleet Admiral" in the US Navy, and Marshal-Admiral (Gensui) in the Imperial Japanese Navy. In all cases, it was the highest naval rank in each country. Most countries seldom had more than one...
Asked in Word and Phrase Origins
What does admiral mean?
It comes from the arab word 'amir.' It means naval commander. Admiral Admiral is the rank, or part of the name of the ranks, of the highest naval officers. It is usually considered a full admiral (equivalent to full general) and above Vice Admiral and below Admiral of the Fleet/Fleet Admiral. It is usually abbreviated to "Adm" or "ADM". Where relevant, Admiral has a NATO code of OF-9, and is a 4 star rank. ...
Asked in US Navy History and Traditions
Who admiral who overcame the spanish fleet at santiago?
U.S. Navy Rear Admiral William T. Sampson led the Navy's fleet at the Battle of Santiago de Cuba, which effectively destroyed the Spanish fleet presence in Cuba. ...
Asked in US Civil War
Who was the commander of the naval fleet that led the gunboats to attack Fort Henry?
Admiral Foote Admiral Foote
Asked in Spanish-American War, Philippines
Who went to Philippines and destroy Spanish fleet?
George Dewey was the US admiral that destroyed the Spanish fleet.
Asked in US in WW2
What is the navy equivalent of the army field marshal?
It is the Admiral of the fleet.
Asked in Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages
When was Lord John Hay - Royal Navy admiral of the fleet - born?
Lord John Hay - Royal Navy admiral of the fleet - was born on 1827-08-23.
Asked in US Merchant Marines
When did Lord John Hay - Royal Navy admiral of the fleet - die?
Lord John Hay - Royal Navy admiral of the fleet - died on 1916-05-04.
Asked in Pearl Harbor
What is a large fleet?
During the Battle of Tsushima in May 1905; Admiral Togo had 4 battleships on his battle line. Admiral Rozhestvensky had 8 battleships in his line. The Russians had a large fleet. What is a large fleet? Answer: When you're outnumbered; it's a relative answer. ...