|By Death Star II||Part of the Death Star continuity.|
Defend Fire Nation waters.
Earth Kingdom AssaultsLater, the War ended and the Earth Kingdom regained control of its lands. Before the Fleet could pull out, they got orders from Navy Command to remain at their posts. The Earth King turned evil and tried to attack the other world nations.
The Fire Navy began construction on a large super weapon, a more upgraded and defended version of the Fire Nation Drill, on the western shore. 9th Fleet vessels constantly patrolled the area, scouting for any attackers or spies.
When the Great Earth War started, the 9th Fleet conquered the Eastern Lake from the Earth Kingdom, which is where the main Earth Navy base and shipyard was. Over half of the Earth Navy was destroyed in the raid, and the Eastern Lake was entirely conquered, and a large barrier/gate was placed at the Serpent's Pass that checked traffic that crossed the Lakes.
The 9th was ordered to raid various towns and bases along rivers and lakes, and destroyed most of them. It was known as the.
These are the vessels that the 9th employs.
- 1 Empire-class battleship - The flagship of the 9th, and was upgraded by Korg with stronger armor, better speed, and more firepower.
- 100 Fire Nation cruisers - The basic ship of the fleet, and are commonly seen. The ships of the 9th have the 9th Insignia on the front of the back tower.
- 40 Southern Raiders frigates - Fast scout vessels, used for raiding enemy beachside towns and fortifications. Used extensively during the War against the Earth Kingdom.
- 2 Royal barges - Large decorated ships used to transport royalty, or in this case, high ranking 9th Fleet officers.
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