It would be much closer to the truth to say that the British naval blockade nearly starved out continental Europe.
He was cleared to resume playing just as he proceeded from high school to the naval Academy.
The story of classical Athens is largely a tale of naval supremacy, as John Hale has recently shown in his book Lords of the Sea.
He witnessed first-hand the atrocities of war as a naval officer and became a vocal proponent for ending the Vietnam War.
Britain sent a naval force and thousands of troops to reclaim the territory.
The greatest satisfaction was caused in naval circles by these changes.
He was a naval officer, and he had brought me a sailor who had been wounded at the fort of Ivry.
Captain Lutwidge commanded the latter vessel, and had on board a young boy—Nelson, the future naval hero.
Madden realized he was seeing what every landsman dreams of seeing: a naval battle.
Concentration will not depend solely upon the number and position of the enemy's naval ports.
early 15c., from Old French naval (14c.) and directly from Latin navalis "pertaining to a ship or ships," from navis "ship," from PIE *nau- "boat" (cf. Sanskrit nauh, accusative navam "ship, boat;" Armenian nav "ship;" Greek naus "ship," nautes "sailor;" Old Irish nau "ship;" Welsh noe "a flat vessel;" Old Norse nor "ship"). An Old English word for "naval" was scipherelic.