Rear-Admiral (E)

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Rear-Admiral (E)
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Rear-Admiral (E) Sleeve
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Rear-Admiral (E) Shoulder Board
Country United Kingdom
Service branchRoyal Navy
AbbreviationRAdm (E)
Formation1905-1955
Next higher rankVice-Admiral (E)
Next lower rankCaptain (E)

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

History

This rank was introduced in 1905 replacing the earlier rank of Engineer Rear-Admiral. In 1905 it was replaced by the rank of Rear-Admiral (E). It ranks above Captain (E) but below Vice-Admiral (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 21 July 2019.
  2. Wilson, R.N., Commander Alastair (22 July 2009). "The Royal Navy in 1905". www.kiplingsociety.co.uk. The Kipling Society. Retrieved 21 July 2019.