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A prefix used in most navies and merchant marine, and in similar services, to denote that a higher rank is being temporarily held. Payment is usually at the full rate for the acting rank or rating, though not in the US Navy.

See also frocking.

See also frocking.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.


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