Admiral of the Fleet

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Admiral of the Fleet (abbrev: AotF) is an flag paygrade within the Royal Manticoran Navy. It holds the equivalent military paygrade of F-6 and is the leader of The Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Association, Inc. An admiral of the fleet is referred to as a "admiral."

Honorverse

In peacetime, an Admiral of the Fleet is the term given to the commanding officer of the Home Fleet, so there is only ever one of this rank at any time. They would have served as an Admiral, approved by the House of Lords, and confirmed by the First Lord of the Admiralty on behalf of the monarch.[1]

TRMN

The Admiral of the Fleet is also the First Lord of the Admiralty, who is the President of The Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, Inc. and serves as Chairman of the Board. For the work they do, this person is awarded the rank of Admiral of the Fleet.

  • The duties of the First Lord of the Admiralty are as follows (These duties may be expanded as necessary by Admiralty Orders.):
    • Day-to-day running of the organization
    • The issuing of regulations in the form of Admiralty Orders
    • Chair of the Peerage Board
    • Chair of the Promotion Board
    • Issuer of the Monarch’s Warrant
    • Appointment of Officers to the Senior Leadership Position
    • The Official Media Contact of the Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, Inc.
    • Responsible for calling and chairing the Tri-Annual Leadership Board Meeting
    • Responsible for chairing the Annual Membership Meeting
    • The Official Legal Contact of the Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, Inc.

[2] Promotions to Fleet Admiral is now only by appointment as per Admiralty Order 1510-01.


Branch Insignia
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List of Admirals of the Fleet

No. Name Assumed Relieved
1 Lord Sir Martin Lessem, KSK, GCE, KCR, DSO, GS, Duke New Scania 01 February 2008 Incumbent

See Also

References

  1. [1] (Honorverse Wiki)
  2. [2] (Membership Handbook)



TRMN Ranks
Type Grade Navy Marines/Army Type Grade Fleet Marines/Army
Officers Enlisted
Flag
Officers
F6 AotF MotC
MotA
NCO
Ranks
E10 SMCPON
FSMCPO
CSMCPO
MCPON
OSBDF
SMCPO
SGTMAJRMMC
SGTMAJRMA
CSGTMAJ
RSGTMAJ
F5 FADM
HADM
GADM
MSHL
FMSHL
E9 MCPO
OSB
SGTMAJ
F4 ADM GEN E8 SCPO
SB
1SGT
F3 VADM LTGEN E7 CPO
OB
MSGT
F2 RADM
KADM
MAJGEN E6 PO1
B
SSGT
F1 CDRE
FADM
BRGEN E5 PO2
OMT
PSGT
Field
Grade
Officers
O6 CAPT
CAPTSG
CAPTJG
KDS
COL E4 PO3
MT
CPL
O5 CDR
FK
LTCOL Non-Rate
Enlisted
Ranks
E3 S1C
HGEFR
LCPL
O4 LCDR
KK
MAJ E2 S2C
OGEFR
PFC
Company
Grade
Officers
O3 LT
KL
CPT E1 S3C
GEFR
PVT
O2 LTJG
OLDS
1LT Training
Ranks
N/A MID
CDT
SK
O1 ENS
LDS
2LT
Warrant
Officers
W5 W4 W3 W2 W1
MCWO
SMCWO
SCWO
MCWO
CWO
SCWO
WO1
CWO
WO2
WO