A report on Kapten and Kommendörkapten

A naval officer with shoulder marks of a lieutenant.
Pennant of the commander, Swedish Navy.
Collar patch m/58 for a captain
1. Embroidered shoulder mark (2003–present)
Collar patch
2. Embroidered shoulder mark (–2003)
Collar patch
3. Wowen shoulder mark (2003–present)
(2003–present)
3. Wowen shoulder mark (2003–present)
(–2003)
1. Sleeve insignia for a commander (2003–present)
Shoulder mark m/1923 (13 = Dalarna Regiment)
2. Sleeve insignia for a commander (–2003)
Shoulder mark m/1910 (13 = Dalarna Regiment)
Peaked cap worn by Commander Jan Dunmurray.
Embroidered shoulder mark (Navy) (2003–present)
Hat badge
Embroidered shoulder mark (Navy) (–2003)
Wowen shoulder mark (2003–present)
Mess jacket sleeve insignia for a captain
Flight suit sleeve insignia for a captain (2003–present)
Sleeve insignia on uniform m/1906 for a captain.
Sleeve insignia on innerkavaj m/48 ("inner jacket m/48") for a captain. (2003–present)
Sleeve insignia on innerkavaj m/48 ("inner jacket m/48") for a captain. (–2003)
Hat (Mössa m/1923) for a captain
Camp hat (Lägermössa m/1865-99) for a captain
Hat (Mössa m/1865-99) for a captain in the Life Guards infantry
Hat (Mössa m/1865-99) for a captain in the Life Regiment of Foot
Hat (Mössa m/1865-99) for a captain in the Royal Engineers (Fortifikationen)
Rank insignia for a captain on hat (Hatt m/1910-14) in the army
Hat badge (Mössmärke m/1946) for a captain in the army
Hat badge (Mössmärke m/1940) for a captain in the army
Hat badge (Mössmärke m/1914) for a captain in the army on fur hat (pälsmössa m/1909-14)
1. Embroidered shoulder mark (2003–present)
2. Embroidered shoulder mark (–2003)
3. Wowen shoulder mark (2003–present)
3. Wowen shoulder mark (2003–present)
1. Sleeve insignia for a lieutenant (2003–present)
2. Sleeve insignia for a lieutenant (–2003)
Hat badge

However, this drew some criticism as a commander with four galloons now got three galloons, which in the old rank insignia system was the rank insignia for lieutenant.

- Kommendörkapten

A kapten (lieutenant) in the Swedish Navy was until 1972 a rank above sub-lieutenant (löjtnant) and below lieutenant commander (kommendörkapten av 2:a graden/klassen).

- Kapten
A naval officer with shoulder marks of a lieutenant.

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Pennant of the lieutenant commander, Swedish Navy.

Örlogskapten

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Mid-ranking officer rank in the Swedish Navy.

Mid-ranking officer rank in the Swedish Navy.

Pennant of the lieutenant commander, Swedish Navy.
1. Embroidered shoulder mark (2003–present)
2. Embroidered shoulder mark (1987–2003)
3. Wowen shoulder mark (2003–present)
3. Wowen shoulder mark (2003–present)
1. Sleeve insignia for a lieutenant commander (2003–present)
2. Sleeve insignia for a lieutenant commander (1987–2003)
Hat badge

Lieutenant commanders rank above lieutenants and below commanders, and rank is equivalent to a major in the Swedish Army, Swedish Air Force and the Swedish Amphibious Corps.