Ship of the line/Related Articles
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- 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
- Battleship : A heavily-armored, warship optimized for fighting other warships using large-caliber guns; certain armor requirements differentiated from cruisers; obsolete by end of World War II.