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A class submarines (1902)

Patrol Submersibles 1904-1906, service until 1918. A-1 to A-13, 13 completed total The A class submersibles were directly derived from…

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New Fleet ! – The Cuban Navy

The Cuban Navy already existed in some form as a regional Spanish fleet, certainly one of the strongest in the…

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Mizuho class seaplane carriers (1938)

IJN – Mizuho, Nisshin 1938-43. The last IJN seaplane carriers IJN Mizuho and Nisshin were near sister ships and related…

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Aichi E13A Reisu “Jake”

Observation Floatplane (1941), 1,418 made 1940-1945 The Aichi E13A (“Jake” in allied nomenclature codes) was a long-range reconnaissance seaplane used…

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Bahia class cruisers (1909)

Bahia, Rio Grande do Sul (1911) service 1911-1945 The Bahia class were scout cruisers built for Brazil by British yard…

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Kiev Class (1972-82)

Hybrid Cruiser Aircraft Carriers (1972-82) Project 1143 “Krechet” 1970-87: Kiev, Minsk Project 1143-3 Novorossiysk Peoject 1143-4 Admiral Gorschkov (Ex-Baku) The…

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FS Aconit

ASW Frigate, F65 1973-1997 FS Aconit was a planned class of cheap but well armed, versatile Frigate, but ended as…

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Impavido class destroyers (1962)

The first Italian guided missile destroyers Built 1958-64, in service 1991-1992: Impavido, Intrepido DD 570-571 The Impavido class were the…

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New Fleet ! The Croatian Navy

The Croatian Navy (abbreviated HRM for Hrvatska ratna mornarica) was formed in 1991 from the former Yugoslav Navy, after breakup…

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Merchant Aircraft Carriers (1942)

United Kingdom – 19 Hybrid Merchant Escort Aircraft Carrier (1942-45): MV Empire MacAlpine, MacAndrew, MacCallum, MacDermott, MacKendrick, MacRae; MacCabe, MacColl,…