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Flying Squadron (United States Navy)

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The Flying Squadron was a United States Navy force that operated in the Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico and the Spanish West Indies during the first half of the Spanish–American War. The squadron included many of America's most modern warships which engaged the Spanish in a blockade of Cuba.

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Flying Squadron
An illustration of the Flying Squadron, 1898.
ActiveApril–June 1898
CountryFlag_of_the_United_States_%281896%E2%80%931908%29.svg United States
BranchInfantry_battalion_flag_of_the_United_States_Navy.svg United States Navy
Typenaval squadron

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