35 most important naval battles

Time Periods

Approx. 1500 B.C. - Approx. 600 B.C.
Approx. 600 B.C. - Approx. 600 A.D.
Approx. 600 - 1450
1450 - 1750
1750 - 1900
1900 - Present

Europe

Approx. 480 B.C.
405 B.C.
241 B.C
31 B.C.
06/24/1340
7 October 1571
8 august 1588
21 October 1639
29 May 1652
9 June 1667 - 14 June 1667
11 May 1689
14 May 1747
25 October 1747
20 November 1759
16 January 1780
July 4 1790
9 July 1790 - 10 July 1790
1 June 1794
14 February 1797
11 October 1797
2 April 1801
21 October 1805
31 May 1916 - 1 June 1916
3 September 1939 - 8 May 1945
23 May 1941 - 27 May 1941

Asia

208 A.D.
27 May 1905 - 28 May 1905
8 August 1942 - 9 August 1942
23 October 1944 - 26 October 1944
7 April 1945

Africa

Approx. 1190 B.C.
1 August 1798 - 3 August 1798

Americas

9 April 1782 - 12 April 1782
7 December 1941
4 June 1942 - 7 June 1942