Anchorage Sentence Examples
The Pescadore lalands afford the best anchorage in this part of Japan.
The anchorage is good and safe, and the harbour is one of the best on the Pacific coast of South America.
There is no good anchorage in rough weather.
The anchorage is safe, and the bay full of fish; the harbour has a certain amount of trade.
It lies on the north-west of the peninsula of Leitimor, and has a safe and commodious anchorage.Advertisement
As the prevailing winds are westerly, the safest anchorage is on the north-east.
The harbour was enlarged in 1887, and the bay is easily accessible and affords good anchorage.
The shore piers carry cantilevers projecting one way over the river openings and the other way over a shore span where it is secured to an anchorage.
A small island just above the lower anchorage, which is occupied by port officials, was once known as Rat island, and is now called Ilha Fiscal.
The lower anchorage, where the officers of health visit vessels, is below Ilha Fiscal, and the upper, or commercial anchorage, is in the broad part of the bay above Ilha das Cobras, the national coasting vessels occupying the shallower waters near the Saude and Gamboa districts.Advertisement
Like most of the South African bays it does not afford good anchorage.
There is anchorage for steamers in 5 to 6 fathoms. Vessels were loaded and discharged by lighters from the beach.
The harbours which played so important a part in antiquity are nearly all silted up, and, with the exception of Beirut, afford no safe anchorage for the large vessels of modern times.
The Bay of Spezia is sheltered from all except southerly winds, and on its western shore are numerous openings, which afford perfectly safe anchorage in all weathers.
Olaf's own ships went past the anchorage of Eric Hakonson and his allies in a long column without order, as no attack was expected.Advertisement
It is the only safe port easily accessible to large vessels for over 1000 m., between Sfax in Tunisia and Alexandria, for, although there is safe and deep anchorage in the recess of the Gulf of Bomba, the entrance is rocky and difficult.
It is the only port of Senegal affording safe anchorage for the largest ships.
Its harbour consists of an outer and inner anchorage, the former an open roadstead, which are separated by a remarkable stone reef running parallel with the shore-line, leaving an inside passage 400 to 500 ft.
The entrance to the inner anchorage, which has a depth of about 20 ft., is opposite Fort Brum in the northern part of the city, and is marked by a small Dutch fort (Picao) and a lighthouse at the northern extremity of the reef.
As the mouth of the river is obstructed by a bar and its current is swift, the anchorage is outside in an open roadstead, only slightly protected on the south.Advertisement
Immediately north of the Gulf of Guayaquil is the Bay of Santa Plena, with a small port of the same name, which has a good, well-sheltered anchorage and is the landing-place of the West Coast cable.
It is divided midway by the large island of Puna, at the eastern end of which is the anchorage for steamers too large to ascend the Guayas.
It is richly wooded, and has a well-sheltered anchorage much frequented by whalers in search of water and fresh provisions.
The Persian Gulf is lacking in good harbours, anchorage being mostly shallow and exposed.
Railways connect the harbour with the town, and the town with Motupiko, &c. The harbour, with extensive wharves, is protected by the long and remarkable Boulder Bank, whose southern portion forms the natural breakwater to that anchorage.Advertisement
The name also belongs to the river which flowed into the sea immediately to the S.E., at the mouth of which there was, according to Strabo, an anchorage.
The anchorage is an open roadstead protected to some extent by headlands with a lighthouse at Santapalli.
At Silam, on Darvel Bay, there is good anchorage; and Kudat in Marudu Bay, first surveyed by Commander Johnstone of H.M.S.
As the administrative headquarters of the district, and the chief port on the Coromandel coast after Madras, Cocanada was formerly of considerable importance, but its shipping trade has declined, owing to the silting of the anchorage, and to the construction of the railway.
The anchorage is an open roadstead, with two lighthouses.
There are dry-docks and an excellent anchorage.
A lighthouse has been erected at the entrance, but reefs render approach difficult, and the outer anchorage is fully exposed to west and north and not good holding.
Though the harbour is deep and extensive, and possessed of excellent anchorage, large vessels have to be moored at a considerable distance from the shore.
From its healthy situation and the convenience of its anchorage, Chi-fu has become a favourite rendezvous for the fleets of the European powers in Chinese waters, and consequently it has at times been an important coaling station.
The site thus chosen had an excellent anchorage and was defended by the river from the Mahrattas, who harried the districts on the other side.
William Dampier (c. 1688) and others speak of the number of foreign merchants settled there - English, Dutch, Danes, Portuguese, Chinese, &c. Dampier says the anchorage was rarely without ten or fifteen sail of different nations, bringing vast quantities of rice, as well as silks, chintzes, muslins and opium.
The fairway between this bank, which begins to the west of Dumbarton, and the southern shore constitutes the safest anchorage in the upper firth.
The harbour works board, constituted in 1877, improved the river channel and the bar; made wharves and embankments; lighted the lower reaches of the river by electricity, so as to allow vessels to enter by night; and constructed a breakwater and counter-mole outside the bar of the river Nervion, between Santurce, Portugalete and the opposite headland at the village of Algorta, so as to secure deep anchorage and easy access to the river.
It affords good anchorage, with nearly 7 fathoms of water, and is well sheltered, except from winds which blow from points between south-east and south-west.
In the latter winds Sorrento should be especially avoided, as no safe anchorage can be found there at less than 15 fathoms, and the same remark applies to Capri with winds from S.W.
A cross piece at the end of the Molo San Vincenzo has made the head of that structure into the form of the Greek letter gamma, thus affording considerable protection to the anchorage.
Santa Marta is situated on a small, almost landlocked bay, well protected from prevailing winds by high land on the north and north-east, affording excellent anchorage in waters free from shoaling through the deposit of silt.
It has a fairly good and safe anchorage, and is the commercial outlet for a very fertile agricultural district.
The anchorage, about a mile from the town, in 4 to 6 fathoms, is nothing but an open roadstead.
The bay affords good anchorage, but only small vessels can come up to the two moles.
In 1825 another volcanic eruption took place accompanied by earthquakes, and two hills were thrown up. The port of Naos on the south-east of the island affords safe anchorage.
It is partly situated on a fine bay affording good anchorage, for which it is largely resorted to by the numerous yacht clubs of the Clyde.
The chief islands on the west of the chain enclosing the Koro Sea are Koro, Ngau, Moala and Totoya, all productive, affording good anchorage, elevated and picturesque.
On the other hand a string of islands extends along this coast, which offer many safe and easily accessible places of anchorage to ships during the fierce winter gales which rage in the Adriatic. The principal are Pago, Pasman, Isola Lunga and Isola Incoronata, Brazza, Lesina, Curzola and Meleda.
The besiegers of Chioggia were at the end of their powers of endurance, and Pisani had been compelled to give a promise that the siege would be raised, when Zeno's fleet reached the anchorage off Brondolo on the 1st of January 1380.
By this time the Venetians had recovered the island, and their fleet occupied a fortified anchorage from which they refused to be drawn.
The town is protected by strong forts, and the anchorage has been greatly improved by artificial works.
Off its western shore opens Passamaquoddy Bay, a magnificent sheet of deep water with good anchorage, receiving the waters of the St Croix river and forming part of the boundary between New Brunswick and the state of Maine.
Its coasts for the most part, especially towards the south, are bold, and frequently indented with splendid bays and harbours, affording ample shelter and safe anchorage for ships.
Every regulated vessel ensure the vessel is anchored within the limits of designated anchorage areas All parameters for designated anchorages are guidelines only.
The section of the fence already strained then provides the anchorage for the next section.
Breakfast and topping up air cylinders was followed by a short move to a deep dive site before finding a secure anchorage for lunch.
The River Dee offers the safest anchorage on the Solway coast hence the growth of the town of Kirkcudbright in the medieval period.
Shortly we reach Salters Station for our overnight anchorage.
The harbor has safe anchorage for small boats whilst the sailing club has regular events during the year.
Fowey, a picturesque protected anchorage, is only minutes from the ship into the town center.
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U47 made her way to the main fleet anchorage.
Driven onto a lee shore, ships run into any sheltered anchorage.
There is also a Doig Anchorage located on the north west side of Princess Royal Island.
The rocks are volcanic. Cumberland Bay on the north side is the only fair anchorage, and even there, from the great depth of water, there is some risk.
Land was acquired and works were planned, but the development of possibilities of torpedo attack soon made it evident that the outer anchorage, as originally designed, would be insecure, and naval opinion became doubtful as to whether the base would be adequate.
Anchorage, Alaska, just opened its first two roundabouts at a major intersection.
Seward, Alaska is a seacoast town 128 miles south of Anchorage.
Roundtrip Alaskan voyages depart from both Seattle and Vancouver, while one-way voyages may start in Anchorage as well.
Inevitably, each tour will visit different cities (most frequently Fairbanks, Anchorage, or both) as well as assorted national parks - Denali is the most popular, home to the highest mountain in North America, the famed Mount McKinley.
The Glaciers of Prince William Sound is a round-trip cruise departing from Anchorage during the summer months.
However, you will need to fly into Juneau or Anchorage to take advantage of these sailings.
You can choose from four different itineraries, including a trip from Seattle to Juneau, a trip to and from Anchorage and two round-trip Juneau cruises.
This cruise leaves from Anchorage, Alaska, and travels to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
This cruise also leaves from Anchorage and disembarks in Vancouver.
Then, visitors will travel to Fairbanks and Denali National Park before heading to Anchorage.
After leaving Anchorage, cruisers will head to Seward and Kenai Fjords National Park before they embark on their sip.
Once you are properly prepared, you'll take off in the spirit of the famous Iditarod dogsled race from Anchorage to Nome.
A scheduled audition in Anchorage was later cancelled.
After being flown to Anchorage, Alaska for surgery and treatment, he was induced into a coma to try to relieve the swelling in his brain.
The harbour is enclosed by two stone piers, and there is good anchorage in the bay.
It commands a fine harbour, affording safe anchorage for the greater part of the year.
The capitan pasha left his anchorage in the Gulf of Patras with his fleet in a single line, without reserve or advance-guard.
The harbour, owing to its fine anchorage, was much in use, but the place was never a separate town, but always dependent on Formiae.
The anchorage at Monrovia is safe, and with some expenditure of money a smooth harbour could be made in front of Grand Basa.
Port Louis, formerly the seat of government, is at the head of Berkeley Sound, but the anchorage there having been found rather too exposed, about the year 1844 a town was laid out, and the necessary public buildings were erected on Stanley Harbour, a sheltered recess within Port William.
The best anchorage is at San Nicolo, at the middle of the eastern side of the island.
The port is sheltered by hills and affords good anchorage.
The Eo, which bounds Galicia on the east, has a deep estuary, the Rivadeo or Ribadeo, which offers a safe and commodious anchorage.
Towards the mainland the water shoals, and the best anchorage is under the lee of the island.
Of such probably are the toxins and antitoxins of certain infections, which, anchoring themselves not by any means indiscriminately, but to particular and concerted molecules, by such anchorage antagonize them or turn them to favourable or unfavourable issues.
The conveniently situated islands of Tenedos and Lemnos (the latter offering the immense landlocked haven of Mudros as an anchorage) were occupied to serve as naval bases, and on Feb.
It has an area of upwards of eight acres, is easy of access, and affords anchorage for vessels of every size.
In its present form the Mare Piccolo provides a well-sheltered anchorage, 36 ft.
Von Spee had come from Mas-a-Fuera, the last anchorage in his long Pacific trip. On Oct.
There is good anchorage between Barry and Sully islands.
For suspension bridges the abutment forming the anchorage must be so designed as to be thoroughly stable under the greatest pull which the chains can exert.
There is also good anchorage in the roads leading from the Wash to the docks.
Vera Cruz is an open anchorage inside a series of reefs which afford no protection to vessels from the " northers."
In the spring of 1781 the bailli de Suffren was sent to the East with a small squadron; on his way he fell upon a British force which had been sent to take the Cape from the Dutch, and which he found in the Portuguese anchorage of Porto Praya, on the 16th of April.
There are no good harbours, and the only anchorage for large vessels is Tai-chung, or Yung-su, at the east end, with 9 to 13 fathoms of water.
It is now an important naval station of the Italian fleet, the anchorage being good, and is strongly fortified.
Motril itself is a port of the second class, but the anchorage at Calahonda, 4z m.
It also ratified Henry's grant of anchorage, keelage and busselage.
The Santa and Nepena valleys are separated by a desert 8 leagues in width, on the shores of which there is a good anchorage in the bay of Ferrol, where the port of Chimbote is the terminus of a railway.
The entrance is easy and safe, and the harbour affords secure anchorage for large vessels, with deep water alongside the iron railway wharf.
It consists of an anchorage, land-locked by islands or sand-banks, and with two fair channels navigable towards the land.
A breakwater was therefore planned on the Monarch shoal, to double the available anchorage area and increase the frontage of deep-water wharves available in all weathers.
Meanwhile, against Mustapha's better judgment, Piali induced the council of war to attack St Elmo, in order to open the way for his fleet to an anchorage, safe in all weathers, in Marsamuscetto harbour.
He took up an anchorage at Schooneveld and stood on his guard.
There is good anchorage outside the Victoria basin under the lee of the breakwater, and since 1904 the foreshore east of the south pier has been reclaimed and additional wharfage provided.
There is excellent anchorage, and a pier Boo ft.
The streams are only mountain torrents to within a few miles of the coast; the mouth of the Khwa forms a good anchorage for vessels of from 9 to io ft.
Though small, the harbour is one of the best and safest on the coast, as no river flows into it to fill its anchorage with silt.
In January and February 1782 he conquered St Christopher, in spite of the most determined opposition of Hood, who with a much inferior force first drove him from his anchorage at Basseterre, and then repulsed his repeated attacks.
The port is formed by a stone reef running parallel with and a half-mile from the shore line, within which vessels of light draft find a safe anchorage, except from southerly gales.
There are besides many other safe anchorages about the coast, notably Shoal Bay and Kotara Anchorage in the South Andaman; Cadell Bay and the Turtle Islands in the North Andaman; and Outram Harbour and Kwangtung Strait in the archipelago.
Formerly a point of anchorage for small vessels, it was made a free market in 1699.
It was determined in the first place to take a tower on Cape Mortella which commanded the only secure anchorage in the Gulf of San Fiorenzo.
The bay, with excellent anchorage, is a picturesque inlet some 2 2 m.
Formerly the only anchorage at Sfax was 2 m.
The anchorage in the roadstead is good, but the bay shoals for a long way out, and is exposed to swell from south-west and south.
The Central Lunatic Asylum at Anchorage, founded in 1869 as a house of refuge for young criminals, became an asylum in 1873.
And the inner mind of Butler has moral anchorage in the Analogy, quite as much as in the Sermons.
Chinese war-vessels are at liberty to use the anchorage, notwithstanding the lease; and Chinese jurisdiction may continue to be exercised within the walled city of Wei-hai-wei, so far as not inconsistent with military requirements.
Its anchorage was used by Lord Cochrane in 1820 during his attacks on Callao; it was the landing-place of an invading Chilean army in 1838; it was bombarded by the Chileans in 1880; and in 1883 it was the meeting-place of the Chilean and Peruvian commissioners who drew up the treaty of Ancon, which ended the war between Chile and Peru.
The attempt Hood made in January 1782 to save them from capture, with 22 ships to 29, was not successful, but the series of bold movements by which he first turned the French out of their anchorage at the Basse Terre of St Kitts, and then beat off the attacks of the enemy, were the most brilliant things done by any British admiral during the war.
There is good anchorage throughout the entire channel separating the island from the mainland, except in the Ly-ee-mun Pass, where the water is deep; the best anchorage is in Hong-Kong roads, in front of Victoria, where, over good holding ground, the depth is 5 to 9 fathoms. The inner anchorage of Victoria Bay, about a m.
The anchorage is fairly protected from the sea, but the depth of water is only 3 to 4 fathoms. The channel between the island on Diu and the mainland is navigable only by fishing boats and small craft.
The " Endeavour " then coasted northward, and after passing and naming Mount Dromedary, the Pigeon House, Point Upright, Cape St George and Red Point, Botany Bay was discovered on the 28th of April 1770, and as it appeared to offer a suitable anchorage, the " Endeavour " entered the bay and dropped anchor.
The unsuitability of the harbour for modern steamers, the bad anchorage outside and the extension of railways from Smyrna have greatly lessened its former importance as an emporium for west central Anatolia.
Chemical, physiological and pathological research is exploring the secret of these more refined kinds of "anchorage" of molecules.
The chief port is named Port Edward; it has good anchorage with a depth of 45 ft.
The east coast, from Cape Shiriya (Shiriyazaki) in the north, to Cape Inuboye (Inuboes4ki) near Tokyo Bay, though abounding in small indentations, has only two large bays, those of Sendai and Matsushima; but southward from Tokyo Bay to Cape Satta (Satanomisaki) in KiOshi there are many capacious inlets which offer excellent anchorage, as the Gulf of Sagami (Sagaminada), the Bays of Suruga (Surugawan), lie (Isenumi) and Osaka, the Ku Channel, the Gulf of Tosa (Tosonada), &c., Opening into both the Pacific and the Sea of Japan and separating Shikoku and KiQshi from the main island as well as from each other, is the celebrated Inland Sea, one of the most picturesque sheets of water in the world.