Military Naval Battles of the Revolutionary War  

Robby Benton
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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.

1
Valcour Island
Date: 1776

2
St. Simons, Georgia, United States of America
Date: 1778

3
First Ushant
Date: 1778

4
Grenada
Date: 1779

5
End
Date: 1779

6
Cape St Vincent
Date: 1780

7
Martinique
Date: 1780

8
Spanish-French Fleet
Date: 1780

9
Porto Praya
Date: 1781

10
Fort Royal
Date: 1781

11
Minor French
Date: 1781

12
Cape Breton Island
Date: 1781

13
Dogger Bank
Date: 1781

14
Chesapeake Bay
Date: 1781

15
Second Ushant
Date: 1781

16
Kitts
Date: 1782

17
Sadras
Date: 1782

18
The Saintes
Date: 1782

19
Providien
Date: 1782

20
Negapatam
Date: 1782

21
Trincomalee
Date: 1782

22
Cape Spartel
Date: 1782

23
Cuddalore
Date: 1783