Ranks in the Ghana Navy and their Insignia

Ranks in the Ghana Navy and their Insignia

Ghana Navy Ranks and Symbols. The Ghana armed forces’ was established in 1957 as the sole institution in charge of Ghana’s external security affairs. The forces are made up of 3 arms of service, that is the Army, Airforce, and Navy. The president of Ghana serves as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces whiles the ministry of defense together with the chief of defense staff are both in charge of all managerial affairs of the armed forces. 

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Ghana Navy Ranks

The Navy is an arm of service of the Ghana Armed Forces that is in charge of all seawater and marine warfare activities of the military. The Naval ranks have been divided into 2 major ranks which are 

  1. Commissioned Officer Ranks
  2. Enlisted Ranks (Other Ranks)

In this article, we outline all ranks of the Navy from the lowest ranks to the highest ranks for both officer ranks and enlisted ranks.

Enlisted ranks include

6. Odirnery Sea Man

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5. Able seaman

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4. Leading seaman 

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3. Petty officer second class

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2. Petty Officer First Class

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1. Chief Petty Officer


Commissioned officer ranks

9. Sub Lieutenant

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8. Lieutenant

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7. Lieutenant Commander

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6. Commander

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5. Captain

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4. Commodore

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3. Rear Admiral

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2. Vice Admiral

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1. Admiral

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