Definition of Admiral of the Fleet in English:
The highest rank of admiral in the Royal Navy. Compare with Fleet Admiral.
- In 1919, Beatty was appointed Admiral of the Fleet - a post he held until 1927.
- He was subsequently appointed Admiral of the Sea Cadet Corps - a position now held by his middle son - Admiral of the Fleet and Captain General of the Royal Marines.
- The new exhibition hall, shaped like a submarine and named after the late Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Fieldhouse, is due to open in July next year.
Definition of Admiral of the Fleet in:
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