Lieutenant (navy)

commissioned officer rank in many nations' navies
A lieutenant of the United States Navy in 2015

Lieutenant (abbreviated Lt, LT, LT(N), Lt(N), Lieut and LEUT, depending on nation) is a commissioned officer rank in many nations' navies. It is the most senior of junior officer ranks.[1]

The now immediately senior rank of lieutenant commander was formerly a senior naval lieutenant rank.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Officer Ranks in the Royal Navy - Lieutenant". Royal Naval Museum. Archived from the original on 2014-10-11. Retrieved 2008-10-11.