English: Navy / Deutsch: Marine / Español: Armada / Português: Marinha / Français: Marine / Italiano: Marina /

A Navy is a fleet of waterborne military vessels. It is a part of the armed forces of a nation.

It includes anything

There exists also a Merchant Navy, which includes all commercial ships. But these are not under a single command. The use of the word "navy" for this fleet came from historical times, when private vessels could be converted for a military use.

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