Fleet

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naval battle in which Antony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian's fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC Actium
United States admiral of the Pacific fleet during World War II who used aircraft carriers to destroy the Japanese navy (1885-1966) Admiral Nimitz , Chester Nimitz , Chester William Nimitz , Nimitz
supreme commander of a fleet; ranks above a vice admiral and below a fleet admiral admiral , full admiral
river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey); in the mouth of this river the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (404 BC) Aegospotami , Aegospotamos
creek emptying into the Hellespont in present-day Turkey; at its mouth in 405 BC the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians and ended the Peloponnesian War Aegospotami , Aegospotamos
Roman general who commanded the fleet that defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium (63-12 BC) Agrippa , Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa
fleet antelope-like ruminant of western North American plains with small branched horns American antelope , Antilocapra americana , prongbuck , pronghorn , pronghorn antelope
fleet of ships argosy , armada
large fleet armada
warship fleet armada , flotilla , squadron
fleet of warships prepared for battle battle fleet
naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands Battle of Midway , Midway
decisive naval battle in the War of Greek Independence (1827); the Turkish and Egyptian fleet was defeated by an allied fleet of British and French and Russian warships battle of Navarino , Navarino
naval battle in World War II (1944); a decisive naval victory for the United States fleet over the Japanese who were trying to block supplies from reaching American troops on Leyte battle of the Philippine Sea , Philippine Sea
in the English Channel a small fleet of British ships successfully defeated the large armada sent from Spain by Philip II to invade England Battle of the Spanish Armada
United States commodore who led the fleet that defeated the British on Lake Erie during the War of 1812; brother of Matthew Calbraith Perry (1785-1819) Commodore Perry , Oliver Hazard Perry , Perry
naval fleet, small detachment , flotilla , squadron
ship that carries the commander of a fleet and flies his flag flagship
United States Navy fleet consisting of two or more squadrons of small warships flotilla
fleet of small craft flotilla
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