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vice-admiralˌvice-ˈadmiral noun [countable]  PMNa high rank in the British or US navy, or someone who has this rank
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vice-admiralHe was knighted in 1877, and in the same year became a vice-admiral on the retired list.In 1596 Crosse was a vice-admiral at the capture of Cadiz, where he was knighted.He became rear-admiral in 1854 and vice-admiral in 1859.More officers were created, such as the surveyor and rigger, the vice-admiral, and the master of naval ordnance.In 1592 Crosse was vice-admiral of a fleet assembled by Ralegh.
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