"and he rose ultimately to be Admiral of a Sector Fleet - although it appears that this was some sort of temporary flag rank appointment held while he retained the substantive rank of Captain or Commander, as he was subsequently"

CANON source for this?

the idea that Rear Admiral is NOT a promotion from Admiral is Saxtonism; it IS what the source statesJustinGann 20:17, 25 July 2008 (UTC)