Flagship

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A '''flagship''' is a particular ship in a fleet or task force that carries the "flag officer", the officer who has command of the entire fleet.  This is usually, but not always, the largest and most powerful ship in the fleet.   
 
A '''flagship''' is a particular ship in a fleet or task force that carries the "flag officer", the officer who has command of the entire fleet.  This is usually, but not always, the largest and most powerful ship in the fleet.   
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== Flagships in real life ==
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*The carrier [[USS Enterprise (CV-06)|USS Enterprise]] was the flag ship of Admiral "Bull" Halsey during much of the early part of the Pacific War.
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*The HMS Hood was the flagship of the British Royal Navy and the most prestigious ship of their fleet. 
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*The IJN Yamato was the flagship of Admiral Yamamoto and during the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
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*The IJN Akagi was the flagship of Admiral Nagumo at Midway and during the Pearl Harbor attack.
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*The USS Missouri was serving as the US flagship during the Japanese surrender.
  
 
==Flagships in ''Star Trek''==
 
==Flagships in ''Star Trek''==

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