The term "sailor" ( English : Seaman or Seaman recruit ) is derived from the Middle High German Mazgenoze , which is a combination of the words Maz ("meal") and Genoze ("comrade"). The similarly named "Moses" was the youngest, unskilled member of a ship's crew in training. He also became a cabin boy or after more than 6 months Seezeit novice or Ordinary Seaman called.
|NATO rank code||OR-1|
|Rank Army / Air Force||Sagittarius , etc.|
|Abbreviation (in lists)||Matr (S)|
|Grade||A 3 according to BBesO|
The rank of sailor is determined by the Federal President with the order of the Federal President on the rank designations and the uniform of the soldiers on the basis of the Soldiers Act .
Equivalent and superior ranks
The sailor corresponds to the rank of hunter, radio operator, armored infantryman, etc. ( → see here ) in other areas of the Bundeswehr. The collective term for all of these lowest ranks is often the term “soldier” . In the armed forces of NATO , the sailor is equivalent to all ranks with the NATO rank code OR-1. In the category of teams a sailor accordance ZDv is 7.20 under the higher-ranking corporal classified.
|Lower rank||Higher rank|
Rank group : Teams-NCOs-NCO-NCOs-Lieutenant-Captains-Staff officers-Generals
National People's Army until 1990
The comparable rank in the NVA of the GDR was the sailor (OR-1) of the People's Navy .
Navy until 1945
The comparable rank in the Navy of the Wehrmacht was also the sailor (OR-1).
- Navy ranks until 1945
- Private corporal
- Seaman Corporal
- Sailor corporal
- Corporal corporal
- Corporal, Corporal
- Links: rank insignia on a shoulder strap for sailors of the 10 using rows . Right: sleeve badge of the dark blue shirt of the service suit for naval uniform wearers of the 20 series of uses (naval command service ). Soldiers in other uses have different use badges.
- ZDv 20/7 on the basis of Career Ordinance ( Ordinance on the Careers of Soldiers (Soldiers' Career Ordinance - SLV) . March 19, 2002, Section 44 ( online [accessed on March 25, 2014] Newly drafted by Bek. V. 19 August 2011 I 1813. Last amended by Art. 2 Paragraph 5 G of April 8, 2013 I 730). ) the Soldiers '
- Hartmut Bagger , Command Staff of the Armed Forces I 3, Federal Ministry of Defense (ed.): ZDv 37/10. Suit regulations for soldiers in the Bundeswehr . July 1996. Reprint from October 2008. Bonn July 16, 2008, 4 labels, p. 539 ( digitized version [PDF; 3.5 MB ] Reprint October 2008 replaces first edition from July 1996). Digitized version ( memento of the original from September 19, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- The Federal Minister of Defense (ed.): ZDv 14/5. Soldiers Act . DSK AV110100174, change status July 17, 2008. Bonn August 21, 1978, rank designations in the Bundeswehr, p. B 185 (Not to be confused with the Law on the Legal Status of Soldiers (Soldiers Law) ).
- Agreed English texts. STANAG 2116 . NATO standardization agreement (STANAG) . NATO codes for grades of military personnel. 5th edition. 1992 (English, NATO Rank Codes - 1992 [accessed March 25, 2014]).
- The Federal President (Ed.): Order of the Federal President on the rank designations and the uniform of the soldiers . BPresUnifAnO. July 14, 1978 ( PDF - Order of the Federal President on the rank designations and uniforms of soldiers from July 14, 1978 ( Federal Law Gazette I p. 1067 ), last amended by Article 1 of the order of May 31, 1996 ( Federal Law Gazette I p. 746 ) has been changed).
- Federal Minister of Defense ; Command Staff of the Armed Forces IV 1 (Ed.): Abbreviations for use in the Bundeswehr - German Abbreviations - ZDv 64/10 . Bonn January 19, 1979 ( online [PDF] as of September 17, 1999).
- Appendix I (to § 20, paragraph 2, sentence 1) Bundesbesoldungsgesetz orders of A and B . ( Online [accessed on March 25, 2014] Federal salary regulations (BBesO) only apply to professional and temporary soldiers and are an annex to the Federal Salary Act (BBesG)).
- The Federal Minister of Defense (ed.): Law on the legal status of soldiers (Soldiers Act - SG) . Bonn March 19, 1956, § 4 Paragraph 3 (2) - ( PDF [accessed on March 25, 2014] Revised by notice of May 30, 2005 I 1482. Last amended by Art. 1 G of April 8 2013 I 730).
- The Federal Minister of Defense ; Personnel, Social and Central Affairs Department (Ed.): ZDv 20/7. Provisions for the transport and for the recruitment, acceptance and admission of soldiers . Bonn March 27, 2002, Art. 635 ( PDF ( memento of October 26, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) [accessed on March 26, 2014] DSK AP210100187, reprint January 2008). Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- The equivalent, higher and lower ranks are given in accordance with ZDv 14/5 B 185, cf. The Federal Minister of Defense (ed.): ZDv 14/5. Soldiers Act . DSK AV110100174, change status July 17, 2008. Bonn August 21, 1978, rank designations in the Bundeswehr, p. B 185 (Not to be confused with the Law on the Legal Status of Soldiers (Soldiers Act) . The order of the ranks shown in the info box does not necessarily correspond to one of the regular rank sequences provided for in the Soldiers' Career Ordinance , nor does it necessarily correspond to the rank hierarchy described in the Superiors Ordinance a managerial relationship ).
- MEYERS UNIVERSALLEXIKON, 3rd edition 1980, order no .: 576 970 2, license no. 433 130/198/80, Volume III, pages 217–218 «Rank and service career badges of the People's Navy - Rank, number 1 sailor ....»