Captain may refer to:

  • By tradition, any commander of a vessel, military or otherwise, also Commanding Officer.
  • The naval rank of Captain, also equivalent to Captain-of-Space, senior to Commander and junior to Admiral. A senior naval captain could be titled Commodore when in command of:
    • a group of ships;2:10
    • a surface base.7:21
  • An officer in land forces or marines

See Ranks for more information on ranks in various armed services.

Known Captains