SA Navy Ranks: South African Navy Rankings & Insignia Structure

See the complete Ranking Structure of the South African Navy [www.navy.mil.za] – List of SA Navy Ranks and Insignia of commissioned officers and non-commissioned officers.

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It is important to have a knowledge of the South African Navy Ranks, just in case… Below is the list of all SA Navy Ranks and Insignia in their respective order. SA Navy ranking consists or subdivided into two part, the Commissioned Officers And Non-commissioned officers.

Flags Officers: are the managers, problem solvers, key influencers and planners who lead non-commissioned Officers in all situations, are responsible for leading and training Non-Commissioned Officers.

Ratings Officers: is a military officer who is given authority through a Commissioned Officer, but he or she is not technically considered to be in command.

See Also – SA Army Ranks AND SA Air Force Ranks

SOUTH AFRICAN NAVY RANKING AND INSIGNIA STRUCTURE

Flags OfficersSenior OfficersJunior OfficersWarrant OfficersRatings OfficersChaplains

SA Navy Flags Officers Ranks and Insignia

SA Navy Senior Officers Ranks and Insignia
SA Navy Junior Officers Ranks and Insignia
SA Navy Warrant Officers Ranks and Insignia

SA Navy Ratings Officers Ranks and Insignia
SA Navy Chaplains Officers Ranks and Insignia

The South Africa Navy rank structure is similar to the British Military ranks structure, they are arranged in descending order:

SA NAVY FLAGS OFFICIALS RANKS:

  1. Admiral – ★★★★ [4 Stars]
  2. Vice-Admiral – ★★★ [3 Stars]
  3. Rear-Admiral – ★★ [2 Stars]
  4. Rear-Admiral (Junior Grade) – ★ [1 Stars]

SA NAVY SENIOR OFFICERS RANKS:

  1. Captain
  2. Commander
  3. Lieutenant Commander

SA NAVY JUNIOR OFFICERS RANKS:

  • Lieutenant
  • Sub-Lieutenant
  • Ensign
  • Midshipman

SA NAVY WARRANT OFFICERS RANKS:

  1. Master Chief Warrant Officer (MCWO)
  2. Senior Chief Warrant Officer Class (SCWO)
  3. Chief Warrant Officer (CWO)
  4. Master Warrant Officer (MWO)
  5. Senior Warrant Officer (SWO)
  6. Warrant Officer Class I (WO1)
  7. Warrant Officer Class II (WO2)

SA NAVY RATINGS OFFICERS RANKS:

  • Chief Petty Officer
  • Petty Officer (PO)
  • Leading Seaman
  • Able Seaman
  • Seaman

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