Comparative navy enlisted ranks of the Americas

Rank comparison chart of navies of North and South American states.

Enlisted

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda
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None British Royal Marines OR-8 British Royal Navy OR-7 British Royal Navy OR-6 No equivalent British Royal Navy OR-4 No equivalent Antigua and Barbuda-Navy-OR-2 No equivalent
Master Chief Petty Officer Class 1 Master Chief Petty Officer Class 2 Chief Petty Officer Petty officer Leading seaman Able seaman
Argentina Argentina
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Armada Argentina - Suboficial Mayor.svg Armada Argentina - Suboficial Principal.svg Armada Argentina - Suboficial Primero.svg Armada Argentina - Suboficial Segundo.svg Armada Argentina - Cabo Principal.svg Armada Argentina - Cabo Primero.svg Armada Argentina - Cabo Segundo.svg Armada Argentina - Marinero Primero.svg Armada Argentina - Marinero Segundo.svg
Suboficial Mayor Suboficial Principal Suboficial Primero Suboficial Segundo Cabo Principal Cabo Primero Cabo Segundo Marinero Primero Marinero Segundo
The Bahamas Bahamas
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05.RBDF-FCPO.svg No equivalent 04.RBDF-CPO.svg 03.RBDF-PO.svg No equivalent 02.RBDF-LM.svg No equivalent 01.RBDF-AbM.svg No equivalent
Force Chief Petty Officer Chief Petty Officer Petty officer Leading Marine Able Marine
Belize Belize No navy
Bolivia Bolivia
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Sub-Oficial Maestre (Fleet Master Chief Petty Officer).gif Sub-Oficial Mayor (Master Chief Petty Officer).png Sub-Oficial Primero (Senior Chief Petty Officer).png Sub-Oficial Segundo (Chief Petty Officer).png Sub-Oficial Inicial (Petty Officer 1st Class).png Sargento Primero (Petty Officer 2rd Class).png Sargento Segundo (Petty Officer 3rd Class).png Marinero.png Marinero De Primera (Seaman Apprentice).gif Marinero De Segunda (Seaman Recruit).gif
Sub-Oficial Maestre Sub-Oficial Mayor Sub-Oficial Primero Sub-Oficial Segundo Sub-Oficial Inicial Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Marinero Marinero de Primero Marinero de Segunda
Brazil Brazil
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Suboficial MB1 No equivalent Primeiro-Sargento MB.png Segundo-Sargento MB.png Terceiro-Sargento MB.png Cabo MB.png No equivalent Marinheiro MB.png No equivalent
Suboficial Primeiro-Sargento Segundo-Sargento Terceiro-Sargento Cabo Marinheiro
Soldado Fuzileiro Naval
Canada Canada
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Canadian RCN OR-9a.svg Canadian RCN OR-8.svg Canadian RCN OR-7.svg Canadian RCN OR-6.svg Canadian RCN OR-5.svg Canadian RCN OR-4.svg Canadian RCN OR-3.svg Canadian RCN OR-2.svg Canadian RCN OR-2.svg
Chief Petty Officer 1st Class
Premier maître de 1re classe
Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class
Premier maître de 2e classe
Petty Officer 1st Class
Maître de 1re classe
Petty Officer 2nd Class
Maître de 2e classe
Master Seaman
Matelot-chef
Leading Seaman
Matelot de 1re classe
Able Seaman
Matelot de 2e classe
Ordinary Seaman (Basic)
Matelot de 3e classe (Confirmé)

Ordinary Seaman (Recruit)
Matelot de 3e classe (Recrue)
Chile Chile
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GM.1.SUBOFICIAL MAYOR.svg GM.2.SUBOFICIAL.svg No equivalent GM.3.SARGENTO 1°.svg GM.4.SARGENTO 2°.svg GM.5.CABO 1°.svg GM.6.CABO 2°.svg GM.7.MARINEROrev.svg GM.8.Grumete.svg
Master Chief Petty Officer
Suboficial Mayor
Chief Petty Officer
Suboficial
Petty Officer First Class
Sargento Primero
Petty Officer Second Class
Sargento Segundo
Petty Officer Third Class
Cabo Primero
Seaman
Cabo Segundo
Seaman apprentice
Marinero Primero
Seaman recruit
Marinero Segundo
Colombia Colombia
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Jefe Técnico de Comando Conjunto Armada Colombia.png Jefe Técnico de Comando Armada Colombia.png Suboficial jefe tecnico armada colombia.svg Suboficial jefe armada colombia.svg Suboficial primero armada colombia.svg Suboficial segundo armada colombia.svg Suboficial tercero armada colombia.svg Marinero primero armada colombia.svg Marinero segundo armada colombia.svg No equivalent
Joint Command Chief Technical Petty Officer
Suboficial Jefe Técnico de Comando Conjunto
Command Chief Technical Petty Officer
Suboficial Jefe Técnico de Comando
Master Chief Petty Officer
Suboficial Jefe Técnico
Chief Petty Officer
Suboficial Jefe
Petty Officer 1st Class
Suboficial Primero
Petty Officer 2nd Class
Suboficial Segundo
Petty Officer 3rd Class
Suboficial Tercero
Seaman 1st class
Marinero Primero
Seaman 2nd class
Marinero Segundo
Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Costa Rica Costa Rica No navy
Cuba Cuba
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Cuba-Navy-OR-9b.svg Cuba-Navy-OR-9a.svg Cuba-Navy-OR-8.svg Cuba-Navy-OR-7 Cuba-Navy-OR-6 Cuba-Navy-OR-5 No equivalent Cuba-Navy-OR-3 No insignia No insignia
Primer Suboficial Segundo Suboficial Suboficial Sargento primero Sargento de Segunda Sargento de Tercera Cabo Marinero de primera Marinero
Dominica Dominica No navy
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
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No equivalent
Sargentomayormarinadommm Sargentomarinadeguerrchevron No equivalent
Cabomarinadeguerrachevron Rasomarinadeguerrachevron No equivalent
Chief Petty Officer
Sargentos mayores
Petty Officer First Class
Sargentos
Petty Officer Second Class
Cabos
Petty Officer Third Class
Marineros especialista
Ecuador Ecuador
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10.Ecuadorian Navy-FFMCPO.svg 09.Ecuadorian Navy-MCPO.svg 08.Ecuadorian Navy-CPO.svg 07.Ecuadorian Navy-PO1.svg No equivalent 06.Ecuadorian Navy-PO2.svg 05.Ecuadorian Navy-PO3 04.Ecuadorian Navy-SM 03.Ecuadorian Navy-SA 02.Ecuadorian Navy-SR1 01.Ecuadorian Navy-SR2
Fleet Force Master Chief Petty Officer
Sub-Oficial Mayor
Master Chief Petty Officer
Sub-Oficial Primero
Chief Petty Officer
Sub-Oficial Segundo
Petty Officer First Class
Sargento Primero
Petty Officer Second Class
Sargento Segundo
Petty Officer Third Class
Cabo Primero
Seaman
Cabo Segundo
Seaman Apprentice
Marinero
Seaman Recruit 2nd Class
Grumete 2do Año
Seaman Recruit 1st Class
Grumete 1er Año
Haiti Haiti
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No equivalent None.svg No equivalent
03.YN-PO2 No equivalent 02.YN-PO3 01.YN-SM No insignia
Premier maître Second-Maître Quartier-maître Matelot première classe Matelot
Mexico Mexico
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No equivalent
Segundo Maestre SEMAR.gif Tercer Maestre SEMAR.gif Cabo de Mar SEMAR.png No equivalent No insignia
Segundo Maestre Tercer Maestre Cabo Marinero
Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Saint Lucia Saint Lucia No navy
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines No navy
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
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Trinidad and Tobago-Navy-OR-9 No equivalent Trinidad and Tobago-Navy-OR-7 Trinidad and Tobago-Navy-OR-6 No equivalent British Royal Navy OR-4 No equivalent Trinidad and Tobago-Navy-OR-2 No equivalent
Warrant Officer Chief Petty Officer Petty officer Leading seaman Able seaman
United States United States
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MCPON FMCPO FMCPO E-9 E-8 E-8 E-7 E-6 E-5 E-4 E-3 E-2 No insignia
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Fleet/Force Master Chief Petty Officer Command Master Chief Petty Officer Master Chief Petty Officer Command Senior Chief Petty Officer Senior Chief Petty Officer Chief Petty Officer Petty Officer First Class Petty Officer Second Class Petty Officer Third Class Seaman Seaman Apprentice Seaman Recruit
United States United States
(Coast Guard)

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MCPOCG MCPOCG CMC MCPO E-8 E-7 E-6 E-5 E-4 E-3 E-2 E-2
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve Command Master Chief Petty Officer Master Chief Petty Officer Senior Chief Petty Officer Chief Petty Officer Petty Officer First Class Petty Officer Second Class Petty Officer Third Class Seaman Seaman Apprentice Seaman Recruit
United States United States
(Marine Corps)

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USMC-E9-SGMMC.svg USMC-E9-SGM.svg USMC-E9-MGyS.svg USMC-E8-1SG.svg USMC-E8-MSG.svg USMC-E7.svg USMC-E6.svg USMC-E5.svg USMC-E4.svg USMC-E3.svg USMC-E2.svg No Insignia
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sergeant Major Master Gunnery Sergeant First Sergeant Master Sergeant Gunnery Sergeant Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private First Class Private
Uruguay Uruguay
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POR-Navy-OFD.svg No equivalent None.svg None.svg No equivalent None None No equivalent No insignia
Master Chief Petty Officer
Sub-Oficial de Cargo
Petty Officer First Class
Sargento Primero
Petty Officer Second Class
Sargento Segundo
Petty Officer Third Class
Cabo Primero
Seaman
Cabo Segundo
Marinero
Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

See also

Comparative navy enlisted ranks of Europe

Rank comparison chart of all navies of European states.

Some European countries do not have naval forces, either because they are landlocked Austria, Belarus, the Czech Republic, Moldova, Luxembourg, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Slovakia, San Marino and the Vatican (enclaves with Italy), or naval duties provided by another state such as Monaco (provided by France), .

The Cyprus Navy is the naval branch of the Cypriot National Guard.

NATO has a scheme for comparative ranks for member countries, non-NATO countries equivalence is determined against this system.

Comparative navy enlisted ranks of Oceania

Rank comparison chart of armies/ land forces of Oceania states.

List of comparative military ranks

This article is a list of various states' armed forces ranking designations. Comparisons are made between the different systems used by nations to categorize the hierarchy of an armed force compared to another. Several of these lists mention NATO reference codes. These are the NATO rank reference codes, used for easy comparison among NATO countries. Links to comparison charts can be found below.

Military ranks and insignia by country
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania
Post-Soviet states
Commonwealth of Nations
NATO

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