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VICE-ADMIRAL. The title of an officer in the navy; the next in rank after the admiral. In the United States we have no officer by this name.

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Merseyside has always been a very fertile recruitment area for the Royal Navy and Vice-Admiral Jones said this still proved to be the case.
Vice-Admiral Jones attended the Dedication of HMS Liverpool's Ships Bell at Our Lady & St Nicholas Sailors' Church Liverpool, with survivors of the Arctic Convoys.
On his part, the French Vice-Admiral thanked the Minister for the warm reception and expressed conviction that France and Cyprus will further strengthen their excellent relations in all fields, including the military sector.
It is noted that the French Maritime Prefect for the Mediterranean, Vice-Admiral Yann Tainguy, is paying an official visit to Cyprus from 20 until 22 March, at the invitation of the Chief of the National Guard, Lieutenant General Stylianos Nasis.
Vice-Admiral Moore also asserted that Bahrain is one of the most important countries in the region thanks to the wisdom of its leadership and landmark progress and prosperity.
Vice-Admiral Moore also reaffirmed the deep-rooted relations between Bahrain and the US, saying they have always been, and will remain, solid and constructive.
Speaking about the visit, Vice-Admiral Gillier said that the mission's primary goal was to have the cadets discover what was significant in the Indian Ocean.
He replaced Vice-Admiral Bill Gortney during the official change of command ceremony at Naval Support Activity (NSA), the US Navy's regional headquarters in Juffair.
During the event, Vice-Admiral Fox committed to building on the relationship between Bahrain and the US to ensure the protection of the region's waters.
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Israeli Navy chief Vice-Admiral Eliezer Marom inspected a guard of honour in New Delhi on Tuesday and later met Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma, with the aim of expanding strategic-military ties between the two nations.
Vice-Admiral Marom is slated to hold wide-ranging talks in the next few days for expanding strategic military ties.