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Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 10
11-29-2010, 11:17 PM
Originally Posted by Hartzilla2007 View Post
That would be nice, but I think Fleet Captain is a lower rank than Commador not a higher rank.
Chirstopher Pike was Fleet Captian in "The Menagerie". It is a command officer rank. During the battle of Fort Donelson, a flotila under command of Flag Officer Andrew Foote attempted to assault the fort, but was mauled by the fort's artillery. It is notable in that there was no Admiral Rank in the US Navy at this time. One can argue that Flag Officer Foote could have been either a Commador or a Fleet Captain.