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U.S. Navy
http://www.navy.mil/
This vast site includes everything from listings of all active duty ships to photo galleries and the latest Navy news.

Royal Navy
http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk/
Review the Royal Fleet, learn about life at sea, and get the latest news from the Queen's Navy.

Naval Historical Center
http://www.history.navy.mil/index.html
The U.S. Navy Museum's site includes profiles of past U.S. and British Navy ships and detailed accounts of strategic battles.

The National Maritime Museum - Greenwich, UK
http://www.nmm.ac.uk/
Take a virtual tour of this amazing museum, the world's largest dedicated to maritime collections.

Haze, Gray & Underway - Naval History Information Center
http://www.hazegray.org/navhist/
Get information about carriers, battleships and more. Includes photos, histories and museum listings.

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SEA POWER

National Maritime Museum Sea Power Exhibit
http://www.nmm.ac.uk/galleries/seapower.html
A virtual gallery on the struggle for sea power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Includes a timeline and detailed articles about this pivotal era.

Plymouth Naval Base Museum
http://www.cronab.demon.co.uk/gen1.htm
Read up on the sailing warship, from construction to rigging and armaments.

The Historical Maritime Society
http://www.hms.org.uk/
This entertaining group is dedicated to re-creating the flavor of Lord Horatio Nelson's Royal Navy, right down to the sea biscuits.

Old Ironsides
http://www.ussconstitution.navy.mil/
Otherwise known as USS Constitution, Old Ironsides is the oldest commissioned warship still afloat.

The Revolutionary Union Ironclad Monitor
http://www.ussconstitution.navy.mil/
All about the legendary USS Monitor and its inventor, John Ericsson.

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BIG GUNS
U.S. Navy Battleships
http://www.chinfo.navy.mil/navpalib/ships/battleships/
The U.S. Navy's listing and review of its battleship class vessels along with a history of this by-gone era of warships.

Battleship Comparison
http://www.combinedfleet.com/baddest.htm
One battleship devotee's entertaining ranking of past battleships by gun-power, size, speed and armor. Dispute the rankings? Speak your mind!

The Battleship Page
http://www.battleship.org/index.htm
Includes a history of battleships, a listing of U.S.-based battleships along with sailors' logs and a quiz on battleship names.

Hood v. Bismarck
http://www.pbs.org/hood/index.html
This PBS companion site to the documentary by the U.K.'s Channel Four explores one of the most famous battles in Big Guns history.

Haze, Gray & Underway - World Battleship Lists
http://www.hazegray.org/navhist/battleships/
Includes ship lists by era, a photo gallery and links to world navy battleships.

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SUBMARINES
NOVA Online: Submarines, Secrets and Spies
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/subsecrets/
Tour a real sub, learn about life onboard or take a quiz on underwater sounds.

Fast Attacks & Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War
http://americanhistory.si.edu/subs/
The online companion to the Smithsonian Museum's submarine exhibit, this site covers everything from nuclear reactors to "familygrams."

Submarine Warfare Division
http://www.chinfo.navy.mil/navpalib/cno/n87/n77.html
The Navy Office of Information presents this comprehensive look at U.S. subs, past, present and future.

U-boat Net
http://www.uboat.net
An unrivalled online look at the U-boat era, including lists of missing ships, status of crew, victories, defeats, myths and legends.

John Holland Website
http://www.geocities.com/gwmccue/
Discover the man behind the sub: John Holland, father of the modern submarine.

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AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

U.S. Navy Carriers
http://www.chinfo.navy.mil/navpalib/ships/carriers/
Includes a timeline history of the aircraft carrier in the U.S. Navy, along with a listing of all U.S. carriers to date

Aircraft Carrier Study Group
http://www.carriersg.org/
A Web ring devoted to aircraft carriers. Includes general history information, studies of specific ships and listings for veterans.

Royal Navy Carriers
http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk/static/pages/148.html
Check out the smaller aircraft carriers used by the Royal Navy.

USS Intrepid Sea - Air Space Museum
http://www.intrepidmuseum.org/
A 1943 carrier, the Intrepid comes loaded with aircraft and exhibits on naval power.

Haze, Gray & Underway - World Aircraft Carrier Lists
http://www.hazegray.org/navhist/carriers/
A comprehensive list of the world's aircraft carriers organized by country, plus a photo gallery and a discussion of the future of the "super-carrier."

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