The Chilean Navy (Spanish: Armada de Chile) is the naval warfare service branch of the Chilean Armed Forces. It is under the Ministry of National Defense. Its headquarters are at Edificio Armada de Chile, Valparaiso.

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Chilean Navy
Armada de Chile
Coat of arms of the Chilean Navy
Founded1817; 205 years ago (1817)
Country Chile
BranchChilean Armed Forces
TypeNavy
RoleNaval warfare
Size25,000 personnel
133 vessels (see list)
Part of Ministry of National Defense (Chile)
HeadquartersEdificio Armada de Chile
Valparaiso
Motto(s)Vencer o Morir
("Victory or Death")
Colors  Navy blue
  White
MarchBrazas a ceñir (English: "Braces to be close-hauled")[1]
Anniversaries21 May, Día de las Glorias Navales (Navy Day)
EngagementsChilean War of Independence
Peruvian War of Independence
War of the Confederation
Chincha Islands War
War of the Pacific
Panama Crisis of 1885
1891 Chilean Civil War
Itata incident
Chilean naval mutiny of 1931
World War II
1973 Chilean coup d'état
Beagle Conflict
Commanders
Commander-in-Chief of the NavyAdmiral Juan Andrés de la Maza Larrain
Notable
commanders
Lord Thomas Cochrane
Robert Winthrop Simpson
Manuel Blanco Encalada
Juan José Latorre
Arturo Prat
Carlos Condell
Patricio Lynch
Jorge Montt
John Williams Wilson
Juan Williams Rebolledo
José Toribio Merino
Insignia
Ensign
Jack
Roundel
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