Caiptain (naval)

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Caiptain is the name maist aften gieen in Inglis-speakin navies tae the rank correspondin tae command o the largest ships.[1][2][3] The rank is equal tae the airmy rank o cornel.

Equivalent ranks warldwide include "ship-o-the-line caiptain" (e.g. Fraunce, Argentinae, Spain), "caiptain o sea an war" (e.g. Portugal), "caiptain at sea" (e.g. Germany, Netherlands) an "caiptain o the first rank" (Roushie).

The NATO rank code is OF-5, awtho the Unitit States o Americae uises the code O-6 for the equivalent rank (as they dae for aw OF-5 ranks).

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