Rank Markings - Officers

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Shoulder Boards

These ranks worn since the 1940s are the stiff board type rank that were worn with most forms of uniform dress.  Since 2001 these ranks are only worn on the overcoat.  The board size is 140 x 60mm.

 

 Ensign  Sub-Lieutenant Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Commander
     
Captain Commodore Rear Admiral    


 

These following ranks are the slider type that were introduced in 2001.  They replaced the stiff board series for wear on most forms of dress.  Slider size is 100 x 56mm.  For a period the Commodore retained a stiff improved board rather than a slider.

 Ensign  Sub-Lieutenant Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Commander
     
Captain Commodore Commodore Rear Admiral  

 

Medical Officer

   
Medical Officer
(Locally Made)
 Medical Officer
(Locally Made)
Medical Officer
 
Medical Officer
 

 

 Subdued Sliders

The Naval Service introduced subdued rank markings circa 1997.  They were the flat type for wear on the front of the jacket.  Only the ranks shown below were made for officers because they were the most likely ranks to be going on overseas service.

 

Lieutenant Commandor Commandor

 

The following are the 2nd pattern of subdued ranks.  They are a better quality and are a slider type.  These ranks were introduced in 2002.   The actual colour is more green  it has been distorted by the scan.

 

Ensign Sub-Lieutenant Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Commander
     
Captain Commodore      

 

These  is a single rank from the series  introduced in XXXX.   It has the border effect.                IN PROGRESS

 
Captain

 

These  is the series  introduced in XXXX.    This series has the tape effect.                                 IN PROGRESS

         
Ensign Sub
Lieutenant
Lieutenant Lieutenant
Commander
Commander
         
Captain Commodor Rear Admiral    

 

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 Page Updated : Sunday, 23 March 2014