Commander (E)

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Commander (E)
CountryFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif United Kingdom
Service branchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom from 1801.png Royal Navy
AbbreviationCapt (E)
Formation1905-1955
Next higher rankCaptain (E)
Next lower rankLieutenant-Commander (E)

A Commander (E) was a commissioned rank in the British Royal Navy Engineering Branch first established in 1905. It replaced the earlier rank of Engineer Commander. [1]

History

This rank was introduced in 1905 replacing the earlier rank of Engineer Commander. It ranks above Lieutenant-Commander (E) but below Captain (E)).[2] The rank was abolished in 1956.

Footnotes

  1. Wilson, R.N., Commander Alastair (22 July 2009). "The Royal Navy in 1905". www.kiplingsociety.co.uk. The Kipling Society. Retrieved 18 October 2020.
  2. Wilson, R.N., Commander Alastair (22 July 2009). "The Royal Navy in 1905". www.kiplingsociety.co.uk. The Kipling Society. Retrieved 18 October 2020.