Ranks of the Royal Australian Navy

Rank Rank Abbreviation AUS Rank Codesort ascending NATO Rank Code Rank Image
Vice Admiral VADM O-9 OF-8 Vice Admiral
Rear Admiral RADM O-8 OF-7 Rear Admiral
Commodore CDRE O-7 OF-6
Captain (RAN) CAPT O-6 OF-5 Captain (RAN)
Commander CMDR O-5 OF-4 Commander
Lieutenant Commander LCDR O-4 OF-3 Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant LEUT O-3 OF-2 Lieutenant
Sub Lieutenant SBLT O-2 OF-1 Sub Lieutenant
Admiral of the Fleet AF O-11 OF-11 Admiral of the Fleet
Admiral ADML O-10 OF-9 Admiral
Acting Sub Lieutenant ASLT O-1 OF-1 Acting Sub Lieutenant
Warrant Officer of the Navy WO-N E-9 OR-9 Warrant Officer of the Navy
Warrant Officer WO E-9 OR-9 Warrant Officer
Chief Petty Officer CPO E-8 OR-8 Chief Petty Officer
Petty Officer PO E-6 OR-6 Petty Officer
Leading Seaman LS E-5 OR-4 Leading Seaman
Able Seaman AB E-3 OR-3 Able Seaman
Seaman SMN E-2 OR-2 Seaman
Chaplain CHAP (See note) Chaplain
Midshipman MIDN Midshipman