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Military Naval Battles of the War of 1812  

Robby Benton
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A list of War of 1812 naval battles. These are famous naval battles from the War of 1812; 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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Capture of USS Argus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
St David's Head
Date: 1812

2
Capture of HMS Boxer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Pemaquid Point Light, Bristol, Maine
Date: 1812

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Capture of HMS Dominica is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Capture of HMS Dominica
Date: 1812

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Capture of USS Chesapeake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Capture of USS Chesapeake
Date: 1812

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Chesapeake Bay Flotilla is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Chesapeake Bay Flotilla
Date: 1812

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Capture of HMS Cyane is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Capture of HMS Cyane
Date: 1812

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Capture of HMS Epervier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States of America
Date: 1812

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Fort Bowyer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Date: 1812

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Capture of HMS Frolic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Atlantic Ocean
Date: 1812

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Capture of USS Frolic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Capture of USS Frolic
Date: 1812

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Engagements on Lake Huron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Engagements on Lake Huron
Date: 1812

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HMS Java is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
HMS Java
Date: 1811

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Battle of Lake Erie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Lake Erie
Date: 1812

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USS United States vs HMS Maced... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Atlantic Ocean
Date: 1812

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Engagements on Lake Ontario is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Lake Ontario
Date: 1812

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Battle of Fort Oswego is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Fort Oswego, New York, United States of America
Date: 1814

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Sinking of HMS Peacock is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Atlantic Ocean
Date: 1812

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Capture of HMS Penguin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Tristan da Cunha, St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Date: 1812

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Capture of USS President is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
New York Harbor, New York, United States of America
Date: 1812

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First Battle of Sacket's Harbo... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
First Battle of Sacket's Harbor
Date: 1812

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Skirmish at Farnham Church is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Skirmish at Farnham Church
Date: 1812

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USS Constitution vs HMS Guerri... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Atlantic Ocean
Date: 1812

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Action off Madeira is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Action off Madeira
Date: 1812

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Action off Kingston is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Action off Kingston
Date: 1812

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Action off Brazil is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Naval Battles of the War of 1812
Action off Brazil
Date: 1812