Patrolling the 7 Seas Isn't Cheap

Sea power was the secret of the Phoenicians, the Greeks - even the landlubber Romans when they took the upper hand against Carthage. More recently - which isn’t hard - the British Empire was won on the seas and an empire with tall ships.

But how much navy is enough navy? And can a smaller, lighter, more advanced fleet do the job?

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