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This article contains the rank insignia of the Royal Hellenic Navy (until 1973).

WWI era

Officer ranks

Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and student officer
Kingdom of Greece Kingdom of Greece No equivalent
No equivalent
Unknown
Admiral
Ναύαρχος
Vice Admiral
Ἀντιναύαρχος
Rear Admiral
Ὑποναύαρχος
Captain
Πλοίαρχος
Commander
Ἀντιπλοίαρχος
Lieutenant-Commander
Πλωτάρχης
Lieutenant
Ὑποπλοίαρχος
Sub-Lieutenant
Ἀνθυποπλοίαρχος
Ensign
Σημαιοφόρος

Other ranks

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Kingdom of Greece Kingdom of Greece No equivalent
No insignia
Master Chief Petty Officer
Ἐπικελευστῆς
Chief Petty Officer
Κελευστῆς
Petty officer, 1st class
Ὑποκελευστῆς Ἀ΄
Petty officer, 2nd class
Ὑποκελευστῆς Β΄
Leading Seaman
Δίοπος
Able Seaman
Ὑποδίοπος
Seaman
Ναύτης

1936–1973

Officer ranks

Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and student officer
Kingdom of Greece Kingdom of Greece
Unknown
Admiral of the Fleet
Στόλαρχος
Admiral
Ναύαρχος
Vice Admiral
Ἀντιναύαρχος
Rear Admiral
Ὑποναύαρχος
Commodore
Ἀρχιπλοίαρχος
Captain
Πλοίαρχος
Commander
Ἀντιπλοίαρχος
Lieutenant-Commander
Πλωτάρχης
Lieutenant
Ὑποπλοίαρχος
Sub-Lieutenant
Ἀνθυποπλοίαρχος
Ensign
Σημαιοφόρος

1 The rank was instituted in 1939 for King George II, and was held only by his successors, King Paul and King Constantine II.

Other ranks

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Kingdom of Greece Kingdom of Greece
No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1
Ἀνθυπασπιστῆς Ἀ΄
Warrant Officer Class 2
Ἀνθυπασπιστῆς Β΄
Master Chief Petty Officer
Ἐπικελευστῆς
Chief Petty Officer
Κελευστῆς
Petty officer, 1st class
Ὑποκελευστῆς Ἀ΄
Petty officer, 2nd class
Ὑποκελευστῆς Β΄
Leading Seaman
Δίοπος
Able Seaman
Ὑποδίοπος
Seaman
Ναύτης

See also