- Now it seemed he might not even make rear admiral !
- Victor henry diffidently named three well-known rear admirals .
- Rear admiral spruance strolled in and asked what the matter was .
- I chose rear admiral bernard h. bieri of the united states, to head a staff group .
- He thought rear admiral henry's presence might dilute the tension of the dinner .
- an admiral junior to a vice admiral
Rear admiral is a naval commissioned officer rank above that of a commodore and captain, and below that of a vice admiral. It is generally regarded as the lowest of the "admiral" ranks, which are also sometimes referred to as "flag officers" or "flag ranks".