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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Meanwhile, General Votel praised Vice-Admiral Donegan's contribution to maintaining maritime security since he assumed command in September 2015, wishing him success in his next assignment as Director of Navy Staff at the Pentagon and awarding him the Distinguished Service Medal.
Commander Pakistan Fleet Vice-Admiral Kaleem Shaukat, Commander Karachi Rear Admiral Athar Mukhtar and Commander Logistics Rear Admiral Sajid Wazir Khan were also present on the occasion.
Vice-Admiral Jenkins retired as the Surgeon General at the end of October 2006 and from the Royal Navy in January 2007.
During his long and distinguished Service spanning nearly 38 years, Vice-Admiral Joshi has served in a variety of command, staff and instructional appointments.