Star Patrol Ranks
The following are the ranks assigned to Space Rangers.
Fleet Admiral (Not currently in use by Star Patrol, but is used by Star Fleet.)
Admiral (Not currently in use by Star Patrol, but is used by Star Fleet.)
Vice Admiral (There is only one Vice Admiral in Star Patrol who is also designated Commandant.)
Lieutenant (Junior Grade)
Master Chief Petty Officer
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Chief Petty Officer
Petty Officer 1st Class
Petty Officer 2nd Class
Petty Officer 3rd Class
By tradition, the following informal titles are used as a sign of courtesy:
A commissioned officer commanding any vessel is addressed as Captain regardless of his actual rank. Visiting officers are addressed by their actual rank.
Vice and Rear Admirals are routinely addressed as Admiral.
Any commissioned, not flag rank, officer commanding a squadron of vessels is addressed as Commodore regardless of his actual rank.