The term admiral (of the Arab اميرالبحر (Amīr-Al-bahr; to amir = commander; Al-bahr = the sea) indicates a Naval officer of high row.
It would seem that they are the Sicilians, with crossed Muslim worlds and Christians, who shortened name in admiral . The word appears for the first French time in 1249.
The term indicates, today, a general officer in the majority of the military navy. The traditional function of a general officer of navy is to ensure the command of a maritime Naval force or, or of a air and sea Groupe (or of a Escadre or a Flotte, before these terms do not fall in disuse). " is named; ship amiral" , the building since which the admiral exerts his authority and on which it hoists his mark.
The ranks of admirals form the rows of the general officers of the German navy. It is, by hierarchical order growing, the Flottillenadmiral (corresponding in the French National marine to the rear-admiral), the Konteradmiral (vice-admiral), the Vizeadmiral (vice-admiral of squadron) and the Admiral (admiral). During the Second world war existed the ranks of general admiral ( Generaladmiral ) and of Lord High Admiral ( Großadmiral ). (Attention with the false friends with the translation!)
The admiral is the most rank of the Maritime Component of the Belgian armed forces. He corresponds to the row of Général in the components terrestrial and air.
In the marine of the Canadian Armed forces, the rank of admiral correspond to that of Général in the army and the aviation of the Canadian Forces. This rank says Admiral in English.
With the Canada, only one person should have the rank of admiral or general, and this person is the Chief of staff of defense.
On the other hand, old the Chief of staffs of defense which reached other functions can continue to carry their rank of Général /amiral like:
the general Raymond Henault, the president of the military council of NATO
- the general Maurice Barrel, president of the board of inquiry into the death of 4 Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan
The abbreviation of the term is " Am" and one addresses oneself to him by saying " amiral". On the tunic of service, the admiral carries a large gallon on the arms (), with the badge of the rank of admiral on his shoulders, as follows: four sheets of maples surmounted by a crossed sword and stick, themselves surmounted by the crown of the St-Edouard.
Badge of rank
Badge of rank - behavior of messIn the Canadian marine, the officers carry the uniform of mess, with the old ranks of the Canadian royal Marine. The ranks follow the standards of the royal Marine of the the United Kingdom.
As for the remainder of the allied countries of NATO, the ranks of admirals are those which correspond to categories OF-10 (Its Majesty the King of Spain); OF-09 for the Head of Major State of the Navy (General Almirante: AJEMA); OF-08 for the Admirals; OF-07 for the Vice-admirals, and OF-06 for the Rear-admirals.
general Capitán (Rank carried by the King d´Espagne) - (Code NATO OF-10)
- General Almirante (Code NATO OF-09)
- Almirante - (Code NATO OF-08)
- ViceAlmirante- (Code NATO OF-7)
- ContraAlmirante- (Code NATO OF-6)
the Admiral Général is a military row in temporary matter, assigned with a Admiral, which exerts the Command as a Chief of " Armada Española". He has his equivalent in the Army (Ejercito de Tierra in Esp.) and in the Air force (Ejército del Aire in Esp.).
The row of Admiral Général is relatively new in the Spanish military level. It was built-in to satisfy the levels in force in the remainder of the countries of NATO (OF-09)
The United StatesThe general officers of the American navy carry all the rank of admiral ( admiral ). One finds by hierarchical order growing the ranks of rear-admiral (second half) ( rear admiral second half ), rear-admiral (first half) ( rear admiral first half ), vice-admiral ( vice admiral ), admiral ( admiral ), admiral of fleet ( fleet admiral - this last rank is not currently used any more).
FranceIn France, the dignity of Admiral de France appears at the 13th century. Its holder, like his assistant the vice-admiral of France, has only one administrative role of the maritime businesses, in competition with other provincial admiralties. It is only at the 17th century that all these admiralties are joined together in the same load. To the same time of the loads of vice-admirals were allotted to officers of the fleet.
Today, there exists in the National marine two ranks of general officer: Rear-admiral (two stars) and Vice-admiral (three stars). Certain vice-admirals can receive " row and appelation" of Vice-admiral of squadron (four stars) and finally of admiral (five stars).
Whatever its rank or its row, the name of a general officer of navy is “ admiral ”
The row of admiral (five stars) is most whom a naval officer can receive. It is allotted generally only to only two officers in activity: the Chief of staff of the navy and the General inspector of the navy.
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NetherlandsThe ranks of admirals form the three highest rows of the maritime hierarchy Dutchwoman. It acts, in hierarchical order growing, of the vice-admiral ( vice-admiraal - which is the third rank of general officer), of the lieutenant-admiral ( luitenant-admiraal ) and of the admiral ( admiraal - this rank is not currently used in the navy Dutchwoman).
The United KingdomThe office of admiral d' Angleterre ( Admiral off England ) and the rank of admiral to the sea ( Admiral off the sea ) were dissociated very early in England. If the dignity of the Lord Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom ( Lord high admiral ) is purely honorary, the ranks of admirals for a long time constitute (at least the 16th century) the top of the British naval hierarchy.
Currently one finds the rank of rear-admiral ( rear admiral - it is about the second rank of general officer and not as in France the first, the first being that of commodore), that of vice-admiral ( vice admiral ), that of admiral ( admiral ) and that of admiral of the fleet ( admiral off the Fleet - used sometimes for certain family members royal and given until in 1996 to old the first sea Lord S).
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