Abbreviations

Ranks are quite often two words so they are abbreviated as follows:

Cadets ranks:

  • Cadet - C

  • Able Cadet - AB

  • Leading Cadet - LC

  • Petty Officer Cadet - POC

  • Chief Petty Officer Cadet - CPOC

  • Cadet Warrant Officer - CWO

  • Under Officer  - UO

Commissioned Officer ranks:

  • Ensign - Ens

  • Sub Lieutenant - SubLt

  • Lieutenant - Lt

  • Lieutenant Commander - LtCmndr

Ranks (pictures)

The picture down the bottom shows the insignias of the ranks of cadets and officers.

Top:         Cadet     -     Able Cadet     -     Leading Cadet     -     Petty Officer Cadet.
Middle:    Chief Petty Officer Cadet     -     Cadet Warrant Officer     -     Under Officer     -     Ensign
Bottom:
  Sub Lieutenant     -     Lieutenant     -     Lieutenant Commander.

 

This page was last updated  on Friday, 07 November 2014