Index
 
Relative Rank of Officers of the Army and Navy - 1860


1.

The Admiral of the Fleet ranks with a Field-Marshal of the Army.

2.

Admirals

with Generals.

3.

Vice-Admirals

with Lieutenant-Generals

4.

Rear-Admirals

with Major-Generals

5.

Commodores of the First class

with Brigadier Generals.

 

Commodores of the Second Class

 

Director-General of the Medical Department of the Navy

6.

Captains after three years from the dates of their first Commissions as Captains

with Colonels.

7.

All other Captains

with Lieutenant-Colonels

 

Medical Inspectors of Hospitals and Fleets

8. Commanders with Majors
  Secretaries to Flag Officers commanding-in-Chief
  Deputy Medical Inspectors of Hospitals and Fleets
9. Lieutenants with Captains
  Masters of the Fleet
  Masters
  Chaplains
  Secretaries to Junior Flag Officers and Commodores of the First Class
  Surgeons
  Paymasters
10. Mates with Lieutenants
  Assistant Surgeons
11. Second Masters with Ensigns
  Midshipmen
12. Nothing contained in these Regulations gives a claim to any Officer of the Navy to assume command of Her Majesty's Land Forces on shore, nor to any Officer of the Army to assume command of any of H.M. Squadrons or Ships.

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