Master Chief Petty Officer (IN)

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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
Enlisted
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 Master Chief Petty Officer (E9) is the second highest non-commissioned officer rank in the Imperial Navy.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Master Chief Petty Officers are typically the second of the petty officer aboard ship and rated "Mate". e.g. Machinist's mate. Aboard smaller vessels, they may be the most senior petty officer aboard.

Master Chief Petty Officers may be addressed as Master Chief. The Master Chief Petty Officer at a Fleet Headquarters unit is the Command Master Chief. The Master Chief Petty Officer at Naval Headquarters on Capital is the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The term petty officer dates back to the Age of Sail. They were a senior sailor, less than the officers but more senior than other ordinary sailors, was known as a petty or lesser officer.


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