Length overall (LOA) means The maximum length of a vessel's hull measured parallel to the waterline, usually measured on the hull alone, and including overhanging ends that extend beyond the main bow and main stern perpendicular members.
A Navy is a fleet of waterborne military vessels. It is a part of the armed forces of a nation.
It includes anything
- on surface (battle ship s, carriers, cruisers, destroyers),
- below surface (submarines)
- amphibious ships,
- and seaborne aviation.
- Also included is the support, communications, training, investigation
Deutsch: Pazifischer Ozean / Español: Océano Pacífico / Português: Oceano Pacífico / Français: Océan Pacifique / Italiano: Oceano Pacifico
The Pacific (Pacific Ocean) is the largest ocean on earth (165.25 million km²). It extends from the Arctic in the north to Antarctica in the south, bounded by Asia and Australia in the west, and the Americas in the east.
A ship is any large watercraft. Ships are generally distinguished from boats by their capacity (passengers or goods). They are (normally) swimming unlike floating submarines and hovercrafts. Ships have an organized crew with different functions and command levels, while boats have a maximum of a leader (coxswain, steering man).