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The stars, and shoulder boards, of a Royal Navy vice admiral. Country United Kingdom: Service branch: Royal Navy; Abbreviation: ADM: Rank: Three-star: NATO rank: OF-8: Non-NATO rank: 8: Next higher rank: Admiral: Next lower rank: Rear Admiral: Equivalent ranks: Lieutenant-general, United Kingdom: Vice admiral is a flag officer rank of the British Royal Navy and equates to the NATO rank code OF.
The three basic uniforms and the type of rank devices are: khakis (a working uniform) -- pins on the collar; whites-- stripes on shoulder boards; and, blues-- stripes sewn on the lower sleeve.
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U.S. NAVY ADMIRAL HARD SHOULDER BOARDS. It might come as a surprise to learn that there was no such thing as an Admiral in the United States Navy for nearly ninety years after the Continental Congress established a Navy in October, 1775. One of the reasons for the hesitation to create such a rank was that it seemed to be too much of a nod to the British Royal Navy. But this was far from a.
Vice admiral (abbreviated as VADM) is a three-star commissioned naval officer rank in the United States Navy, the United States Coast Guard, the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps, with the pay grade of O-9. Vice admiral ranks above rear admiral and below admiral. Vice admiral is equivalent.
Figure 4 is unattributed. It is of the regulation size to be worn on the shoulder of the uniform coat and thus was intended for General of the Army, (Fleet Admiral would have worn either shoulder boards with five stars embroidered into them or the appropriate cuff designation). This piece too is clutch backed and is marked in two lines.
Flag rank officers of the U.S. Navy start with one star for Commodore, two stars for Rear Admiral, three stars for Vice Admiral, four stars for Admiral and four stars and two anchors for Admiral of the Navy George Dewey. At the end of World War Two the rank of Fleet Admiral was created for five admirals and it was five stars forming a pentagon. These pictures were drawn by hand by Herbert.