politics & history Naval Battles of the Revolutionary War  

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A list of Revolutionary War naval battles. These are famous naval battles of the Revolutionary War; some are the greatest naval battles in history to have been fought between the British, Americans, and French. 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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Valcour Island Date: 1776

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Frederica naval action St. Simons, Georgia, United States of America - Date: 1778

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First Ushant Date: 1778

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Grenada Date: 1779

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End Date: 1779

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Cape St Vincent Date: 1780

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Martinique Date: 1780

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Spanish-French Fleet Date: 1780

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Porto Praya Date: 1781

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Fort Royal Date: 1781

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Minor French Date: 1781

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Cape Breton Island Date: 1781

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Dogger Bank Date: 1781

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Chesapeake Bay Date: 1781

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Second Ushant Date: 1781

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Kitts Date: 1782

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Sadras Date: 1782

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The Saintes Date: 1782

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Providien Date: 1782

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Negapatam Date: 1782

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Trincomalee Date: 1782

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Cape Spartel Date: 1782

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Cuddalore Date: 1783