Vice Admiral

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Vice Admiral

 

a naval military rank that corresponds to the rank of lieutenant general in the army. This rank was introduced in Russia by Peter I in 1699 and in the USSR in 1940.

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Dorsey Foster was selected for the post of Chief of Naval Material in the Office of the Secretary of the Navy, with the accompanying rank of vice admiral.
22, 1946, he was advanced to the rank of vice admiral.