Definition of Admiral of the Fleet in English:

Admiral of the Fleet

Syllabification: Ad·mi·ral of the Fleet

noun

  • The highest rank of admiral in the Royal Navy. Compare with Fleet Admiral.
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    • 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.

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