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Old September 10 2009, 06:05 AM   #53
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Re: Mr. Spock instead of Sir or Commander

[/QUOTE].....Isn't the captain of an aircraft carrier typically a rear admiral?.....[/QUOTE]

The captain commands the carrier. The admiral commands the carrier task force, which is the carrier and all the escorts, support ships and usual a submarine. The admiral does this from the carrier, but he isn't directly in command of it.
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