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- Warship : A ship designed to employ weapons and sensors in direct naval warfare
- Sailing : Craft propulsion by means of the wind acting upon a hoisted sail. In sport, a generic term for several disciplines broadly divided between dinghy racing and yacht racing.
- Ship of the line : A major sailing warship, intended to fight in fleet actions (i.e., in line of battle)
- Frigate (sail) : A fast, moderately heavily gunned sailing warship, with enough firepower to overcome slower vessels and enough speed to outrun more powerful ships; used on independent operations and scouting; cf. cruiser
- Sloop-of-war : A light sailing warship, with a single gun deck and light cannon, typically used for patrols and scouting where contact with larger warships was not expected; commanding officer usually a commander (naval) but sometimes a junior captain; WWII sloops were ocean escorts
- Mary Rose : Among the earliest purpose-built Royal Navy ships, ordered by King Henry VIII; preserved, as a wreck, in Portsmouth
- Sovereign of the Seas : Add brief definition or description
- HMS Victory (1778) : Add brief definition or description
- HMS Shannon (1808) : Add brief definition or description
- USS Bonne Homme Richard (1766) : Add brief definition or description
- USS Constitution (1797) : Add brief definition or description