Grand Admiral

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Imperial Navy Ranks
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Commissioned Officers
O10 » Grand Admiral
O9 » Sector Admiral
O8c » Fleet Admiral (Admiral)
O8b » Fleet Admiral (Vice Admiral)
O8a » Fleet Admiral (Rear Admiral)
O7 » Commodore
O6 » Captain
O5 » Commander
O4 » Lieutenant Commander
O3 » Lieutenant
O2 » Sub-Lieutenant
O1 » Ensign
O0 » Cadet / Midshipman
E9 » Master Chief Petty Officer (MCPO)
E8 » Senior Chief Petty Officer (SCPO)
E7 » Chief Petty Officer (CPO)
E6 » Petty Officer First Class (PO1)
E5 » Petty Officer Second Class (PO2)
E4 » Petty Officer Third Class (PO3)
E3 » Able Spacehand (ASH)
E2 » Spacehand (SH)
E1 » Spacehand Apprentice (A)
E0 » Spacehand Recruit (R)

The rank of Grand Admiral (O12) is the most senior commissioned officer rank in the Imperial Navy.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

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History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Rank of Grand Admiral is the most senior rank awarded to Imperial Navy Officers. The next most senior rank is Emperor. The Grand Admiral is the professional head of the Imperial Navy and sits on the Admiralty Board, chairing it in the Emperor's absence.

Some Grand Admirals created are also created with a regional affiliation, like the Grand Admiral of the Marches for Grand Admirals who have served in the Spinward Marches. These offices are time-limited, but are commands independent of the permanent Grand Admiral, reporting to the Emperor directly. Regional Grand Admirals allow multi-sector efforts to be coordinated with less of the difficulties associated with multiple leaders with equal status and differing agenda.

Grand Admiral of the Spinward Marches Arbellatra Alkhalikoi is perhaps the most famous of these regional appointments. Because of the power that accrues to such a post, no regional grand admirals have been appointed since the Second Frontier War.

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