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A list of great naval battles. These are famous naval battles; some are the greatest naval battles in history. Pictures included where possible. Naval battles date back all the way to at least 1260 BC. Originally fought primarily with sailing ships, today's navy battles include battleships, submarines, and aircraft carriers. That said, the tactics and decisive nature sea battles often have on warfare has gone unchanged for millennia. Beyond the oceans, maritime forces have also fought conflicts in lakes, rivers, and even on boats within a flooded Roman Colosseum. From the largest naval battle to the smallest, this list contains plenty of them.

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Battle of the Delta is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Naval Battles
Battle of the Delta Nile Delta, Egypt - Date: 1190 BC

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Alalia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Naval Battles
Alalia Date: 535 BC to 540 BC

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Lade is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Naval Battles
Lade Date: 494 BC

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Artemisium is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Naval Battles
Artemisium Date: 480 BC

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Salamis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Naval Battles
Salamis Date: 450 BC, 480 BC, 306 BC

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Cumae is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Naval Battles
Cumae Date: 474 BC

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Eurymedon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Naval Battles
Eurymedon Date: 190 BC, 460 BC

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Sybota is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Naval Battles
Sybota Date: 433 BC

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Battles of Naupactus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Naval Battles
Battles of Naupactus Date: 429 BC

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Pylos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Naval Battles
Pylos Date: 425 BC

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Sicily is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Naval Battles
Sicily Date: 413 BC

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Cynossema is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Naval Battles
Cynossema Date: 411 BC

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Eretria is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Naval Battles
Eretria Date: 411 BC

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Cyzicus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Naval Battles
Cyzicus Date: 410 BC

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Arginusae is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Naval Battles
Arginusae Date: 406 BC

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Aegospotami is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Naval Battles
Aegospotami Date: 405 BC

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Cnidus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Naval Battles
Cnidus Date: 394 BC

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Naxos is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Naval Battles
Naxos Date: 376 BC

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Lipara Islands is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Naval Battles
Lipara Islands Date: 260 BC

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Battle of Mylae is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Naval Battles
Battle of Mylae Sicily, Italy - Date: 260 BC

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Cos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Naval Battles
Cos Date: 258 BC

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Cape Ecnomus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Naval Battles
Cape Ecnomus Date: 256 BC

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Drepana is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Naval Battles
Drepana Date: 249 BC

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Aegates Islands is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Naval Battles
Aegates Islands Date: 241 BC

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Chios is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Naval Battles
Chios Date: 201 BC

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Myonessus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Naval Battles
Myonessus Date: 190 BC

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Morbihan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Naval Battles
Morbihan Date: 56 BC

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Ile du Levant is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Naval Battles
Ile du Levant Date: 49 BC

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Naulochus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Naval Battles
Naulochus Date: 36 BC

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Actium is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Naval Battles
Actium Date: 31 BC

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Shaxian is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Naval Battles
Shaxian Date: 199

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Red Cliffs is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Naval Battles
Red Cliffs Date: 208

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Yiling is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Naval Battles
Yiling Date: 221

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Dongkou is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Naval Battles
Dongkou Date: 222

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Xiling is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Naval Battles
Xiling Date: 272

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Valcour Island is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Naval Battles
Valcour Island Date: 1776

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Frederica naval action is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Naval Battles
Frederica naval action St. Simons, Georgia, United States of America - Date: 1778

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First Ushant is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Naval Battles
First Ushant Date: 1778

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Grenada is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Naval Battles
Grenada Date: 1779

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End is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Naval Battles
End Date: 1779

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Cape St Vincent is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Naval Battles
Cape St Vincent Date: 1780

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Martinique is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Naval Battles
Martinique Date: 1780

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Spanish-French Fleet is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Naval Battles
Spanish-French Fleet Date: 1780

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Porto Praya is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Naval Battles
Porto Praya Date: 1781

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Fort Royal is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Naval Battles
Fort Royal Date: 1781

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Minor French is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Naval Battles
Minor French Date: 1781

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Cape Breton Island is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Naval Battles
Cape Breton Island Date: 1781

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Dogger Bank is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Naval Battles
Dogger Bank Date: 1781

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Chesapeake Bay is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Naval Battles
Chesapeake Bay Date: 1781

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Second Ushant is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Naval Battles
Second Ushant Date: 1781