Military Subjects: Organization, Strategy & Tactics


 


British Army Ranks and Their Naval Equivalent

 

Army Rank
Naval Rank
Field Marshal Admiral of Commander of His Majesty's Fleet
General Admiral with His Flag at the Main-Top-Mast Head
Lieutenant General Vice Admiral
Major General Rear Admiral
Brigadier Commodore with Broad Pendant
Colonel Post Captain after Three Years
Lieutenant Colonel Post Captain Commanding a Ship
Major Captain
Captain Lieutenant

 

Source:

The Little Bombardier and Pocket Gunner London: T Egerton; 1801. Page 183

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: August 2003

 

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