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The Battle of the Coral Sea, early May 1942. Richard V. Horrell WW 2 Connections.com Answer I would have to disagree on a technicality and say Pearl Harbor. We fired on a Japanese mini sub trying to infiltrate Pearl Harbor but a sub, especially a mini sub, isn't really a surface ship is it?
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First major allied victory in the pacific and first time in naval history ships did not engage one another directly?
Battle of Midway battle of Sicily
The Battle of the Coral Sea. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Coral_Sea
The USS Constitution, "Old Ironsides", completed in the 1790s, is still a commissioned warship of the US Navy.
Details of the first fleet where and when the journey started names of the ships the route they took what they achieved in the first fleet?
11 ships in the first fleet they are HMS Supply HMS Sirius Charlotte Alexander Friendship Lady Penryhn Prince Of Wales Scarborough Golden Grove Fishburn Borrowdale . they got… there from the 18th to the 20th of January! they left from Portsmouth, England and stopped at santa cruz, cape town, and Rio De Janeiro. In the late 1700's England was becoming over crowed with convicts. They could not send any more to America because of the revolution and all the prisons and ships in the harbour were full. They had no choice but to send them to New Holland (Australia), the land that Captain Cook had discovered on his voyages in the Endeavour. They sent 11 ships. There were 6 convict ships, the Alexander, the Charlotte, the Lady Penryhn, the Friendship, the Prince Of Wales and the Scarborough. The other shops were the HMS Sirius, the HMS Supply, the Fishburn, the Borrowdale and the Golden grove. Captain Arthur Phillip was appointed governor of New South Wales and he travelled on the HMS Sirius on the Journey to New Holland.
Certainly the Japanese Naval leaders believed they could cripple the US Naval fleet but they messed up when they failed to bomb the aircraft carriers in Pearl Harbor. They als…o did not realize the Americans had other ships elsewhere and could also rebuild or build new ships. The Japanese thought Americans were wusses and dopes. They did not understand their enemy.
Australia as a nation did not exist when the First Fleet arrived - it was called either Terra Australis, New Holland or New South Wales. In consequence there was no Australian… Navy (that came in 1911, 123 years later). Two Royal Navy ships were part of the First Fleet - HMS Sirius and HMS Supply.
What was the name of the first major Allied Victory in the Pacific and first time in naval history ships did not engage one another directly?
The Battle of the Coral Sea, May 4 to 8 1942, carrier based aircraft engaged each other as well as attacking the ships.
The were actually two commanders of the South Pacific Area (which included Guadalcanal and operations related to the campaign for it). The first was Vice Admiral Robert L. Gho…rmley, who was appointed Commander South Pacific (COMSOPAC) in June 1942 and oversaw the initial phases of the battle for Guadalcanal. He was relieved in October 1942 by Vice Admiral William F. "Bull" Halsey, Jr., who held the position until May 1944. Both men were subordinate to Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, who was Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific Fleet.
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The "Battle of Midway" .
If you are referring to Pearl Harbor, then it was, actually, Pearl Harbor in Hawaii
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What was the first naval battle of World War 2 in which two opposing fleets did not see each other during combat?
The battle of the coral sea
What key technical system helped US naval forces locate and track enemy surface and air naval forces?
Which US territory acquired during the Spanish-American War is directly east of the Philippines and is home to an important US air and naval base?
K12 says the answer is Guam.
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Admiral Ernest J. King
No. At the start of the Battle of Midway (June 1942), the Imperial Japanese Naval forces engaged in the Midway Operation outnumbered the US Naval forces protecting Midway …in both aircraft carriers & surface combat ships. During the battle, the Japanese lost all four fleet aircraft carriers (with aircraft, pilots & crews) and only a few surface combat ships. The US lost one fleet aircraft carrier (out of three engaged) & one destroyer with most aircraft, pilots & crew saved. This was the first major battle where the Japanese losses were much greater than the US losses. Although the Japanese still had a much grater number of surface combat ships than the US Navy in the Midway area, the Japanese decided to withdraw & cancel the invasion of Midway. Actually the first time that US & Japanese forces were roughly equal in strength (in a particular combat zone) was during the Campaign for Guadalcanal that lasted several months from August 1942 into early 1943. During the campaign, losses (on land, air & sea) were heavy on both sides with the Japanese being the most adversely affected. Overall, the US Navy was superior in the numbers of naval combat forces over the Japanese throughout the entire war. Because of the US Navy's heavy commitment of forces to fight Germany, Italy, & Vichy France in the Atlantic & Mediterranean, it was not possible to shift the full weight of the US Navy against the Japanese in the Pacific, until after the two invasions of France in the summer of 1944. Thereafter the quantity of US Navy forces in the Pacific grew rapidly, far out numbering the Japanese naval units in almost all operations. The US shipyards also built many more ships every month of all types than the Japanese were building in a year. By the end of the war, the US Navy was the largest, most skilled, best organized, best supported, and most powerful navy ever built, even greatly surpassing the British Royal Navy.