At-sea sentence example
Vara looked out at sea.
He perished at sea on board a steamboat which was totally consumed by fire while on a voyage from New York to Boston, on the night of the 13th-14th of January 1840.
He was the first to employ mercury for the air-pump, and devised a method of determining longitude at sea by observations of the moon among the stars.
The " leathery turtle," which is herbivorous, and yields abundance of oil, has been caught at sea off the Illawarra coast so large as 9 ft.
He and others also suggested the applicability of the method to the inter-communication of ships at sea.Advertisement
It was found to be peculiarly adapted for communication between ships at sea and between ship and shore, and a system of regular supermarine communication was put into operation by two limited companies, Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company and the Marconi International Marine Communication Company.
In the sequel he prepared a new evolutionary signal-book, which was adopted by the royal navy, and still remains in substance the foundation of the existing system of tactical evolutions at sea.
She had thirteen children - Frederick Henry, drgwned at sea in 1629; Charles Louis, elector palatine, whose daughter married Philip, duke of Orleans, and became the ancestress of the elder and Roman Catholic branch of the royal family of England; Elizabeth, abbess and friend of Descartes; Prince Rupert and Prince Maurice, who died unmarried; Louisa, abbess; Edward, who married Anne de Gonzaga, "princesse palatine," and had children; Henrietta Maria, who married Count Sigismund Ragotzki but died childless; Philip and Charlotte, who died childless; Sophia, who married Ernest Augustus, elector of Hanover, and was mother of George I.
Among the subjects to which he especially directed his attention were the explosive force of gunpowder, the construction of firearms, and a system of signalling at sea.
In the early periods of the history of other countries this seems to have been the case even where the dog was esteemed and valued, and had become the companion, the friend and the defender of man and his home; and in the and century of the Christian era Arrian wrote that "there is as much difference between a fair trial of speed in a good run, and ensnaring a poor animal without an effort, as between the secret piratical assaults of robbers at sea and the victorious naval engagements of the Athenians at Artemisium and at Salamis."Advertisement
The power of the Ottomans at sea was maintained during this period by a series of notable captains, such as Khair-ed-din and his son Hassan, Piale, Torgud, Sali Reis and Pin Reis.
On the 7th of October was fought the naval battle of Lepanto, which broke for ever the tradition of the invincibility of the Turks at sea.
Generally, oceanographic work at sea was brought to a stop by the outbreak of war in 1914.
After three days at sea the traders landed, possibly on the west coast of Gaul, and journeyed for twenty-eight days through a desert.
The king's own legitimate brother Edwin made no attempt on the throne, but in 933 he was drowned at sea under somewhat mysterious circumstances; the later chroniclers ascribe his death to foul play on the part of the king, but this seems more than doubtful.Advertisement
At the age of seventy, having been accused by Pythodorus, and convicted of atheism, Protagoras fled from Athens, and on his way to Sicily was lost at sea.
On the 1st of July 1690 the allies were badly beaten at sea off Beachy Head, but on the same day William himself won a decisive victory over James's army at the Boyne in Ireland.
His command at sea was interrupted in 1651, when as majorgeneral he was brought back to the army and took part in the battle of Worcester.
In spite of their heavy losses and their awkward administration, the Dutch were at sea before the end of May, and were close to the mouth of the Thames.
Tromp was driven into port and told the states-general that they must build better ships if they wished to beat the English at sea.Advertisement
But the fruits of the victory were less than they would have been if it had been properly followed up. The British fleet withdrew to its own coast and within a month De Ruyter was at sea again, hoping to effect a junction with a French squadron.
A light squadron was, however, kept at sea to injure the Dutch trade, and as no armistice was arranged the Republic was free to continue warlike operations.
In recent times, especially since the rapid increase in the study of the exact sciences during the 19th century, observations at sea with accurate instruments have become common, and the ships' logs of to-day are provided with headings for entering daily observations of the phenomena of the seasurface.
The transparency of sea-water has frequently been measured at sea by the simple expedient of sinking white-painted disks and noting the depth at which they become invisible as the measure of the transparency of the water.
In addition to sea-ice, icebergs which are of land origin occur at sea.Advertisement
Tirpitz himself maintains that his naval aspirations were directed not towards a war with Great Britain, but to the creation of a state of naval equilibrium or of German superiority, which would have enabled Germany to insist upon the unreserved cooperation of British policy in her world aims. It was probably true that Germany's policy was directed rather towards being so strong at sea as to make England unwilling to fight her unless absolutely necessary, than towards actually challenging British naval supremacy.
The naval crown (corona navalis), decorated in like manner with a series of miniature prows of ships, was the reward of him who gained a notable victory at sea.
By 1604 the Dutch could already claim to be the stronger power at sea.
In 1763 he published the British Mariner's Guide, which includes the suggestion that in order to facilitate the finding of longitude at sea lunar distances should be calculated beforehand for each year and published in a form accessible to navigators.
They had one child, a daughter, Theodosia, born in 1783, who became widely known for her beauty and accomplishments, married Joseph Alston of South Carolina in 1801, and was lost at sea in 1813.Advertisement
Sealed despatches were sent to every Spanish colony, to be opened on the same day, the 2nd of April 1767, when the measure was to take effect in Spain itself, and the expulsion was relentlessly carried out, nearly six thousand priests being deported from Spain alone, and sent to the Italian coast, whence, however, they were repelled by the orders of the pope and Ricci himself, finding a refuge at Corte in Corsica, after some months' suffering in overcrowded vessels at sea.
The younger Mayhew, soon after removing to Martha's Vineyard, devoted himself to missionary work among the Indians, his work beginning at about the same time as that of John Eliot; he was lost at sea in 1657 while on his way to secure financial assistance in England, and his work was continued successfully by his father.
His murderers evidently found out their mistake and repented of it, for the bishop's body was found at sea floating in a canoe, covered with a palm fibre matting, and a palm-branch in his hand.
In 1755 he submitted to the English government an amended body of MS. tables, which James Bradley compared with the Greenwich observations, and found to be sufficiently accurate to determine the moon's place to 75", and consequently the longitude at sea to about half a degree.
The Dip of the horizon at sea is the angular depression of the apparent sea horizon, or circle bounding the visible ocean, below the apparent celestial horizon as above defined.Advertisement
In 1704 he noted that barometers are affected by heat as well as by the weight of the atmosphere, and in the following year he described barometers without mercury, for use at sea.
For a description of the method of using the Fox circle for observations at sea consult the Admiralty Manual of Scientific Inquiry, p. 116, while a description of the most recent form of the circle, known as the Lloyd-Creak pattern, will be found in Terrestrial Magnetism, 1901, 6, p. 119.
In practice it is found that a magnet can be prepared which, when suitably protected from shock, &c., retains its magnetic moment sufficiently constant to enable observations of H to be made comparable in accuracy with that of the other elements obtained by the instruments ordinarily employed at sea.
If an iron ship be swung when upright for deviation, and the mean horizontal and vertical magnetic forces at the compass positions be also observed in different parts of the world, mathematical analysis shows that the deviations are caused partly by the permanent magnetism of hard iron, partly by the transient induced magnetism of soft iron both horizontal and vertical, and in a lesser degree by iron which is neither magnetically hard nor soft, but which becomes magnetized in the same manner as hard iron, though it gradually loses its magnetism on change of conditions, as, for example, in the case of a ship, repaired and hammered in dock, steaming in an opposite direction at sea.
The registration of deaths at sea is regulated by the act of 1874 together with the Merchant Shipping Act 1894.Advertisement
The knowledge of this theorem is distinctly attributed to Thales by Plutarch, and it was probably made use of also in his determination of the distance of a ship at sea.
The father, Abijah, a sea-captain, went away from home when William was a child, and it is not known whether he died at sea or on land.
For many years he made the aspects of life at sea his particular theme, and he contrived to rouse the patriotic enthusiasm of the Danish public as it had never been roused before.
In subsequent years over 700 slaves were rescued at sea and more than 2,000 otherwise released; the traffic was by 1920 virtually dead in the Gulf, but slavery as an institution seemed likely to continue for many decades to come to flourish inland in Muscat, in Central Arabia, and in a modified form in part of Persia.
After an absence from Corsica for a period of five years, during which he visited England and the Low Countries, and became acquainted with Erasmus and More, he returned to Nebbio, about 1522, and there remained, with comparatively little intermission, till in 1536, when, while returning from a visit to Genoa, he perished in a storm at sea.Advertisement
He now fixed his residence at Islington, engaged chiefly upon lunar observations, with a view to the great desideratum of a method of finding the longitude at sea.
To him was committed the conduct of the war against the Byzantine emperor, which he continued with energy, at first only on land, but later, when the caliph had at last given in to his urgent representations, at sea also.
After several years at sea and after trying various occupations on land, Paine took up his father's trade in London, where he supplemented his meagre grammar school education by attending science lectures.
With his last breath Beowulf names Wiglaf his successor, and ordains that his ashes shall be enshrined in a great mound, placed on a lofty cliff, so that it may be a mark for sailors far out at sea.
Through the dream the living was put into communication with the dead, which sometimes embodied itself in peculiar and pathetic literary forms, such as the Icelandic dream-verses imparted by the spirits of those who had been lost at sea or overwhelmed by the snow; and a whole series of steps leads up from necromancy to prophecy and oracle, .?Advertisement
After four months at sea they dropped their anchors in Table Bay, where they remained for seven weeks before proceeding eastwards.
Almeida and Albuquerque had hoped to meet the expense of administration mainly out of the fees extorted for safe-conducts at sea and trading-licences, with the tribute wrung from native states and the revenue from Crown lands in India.
During 1880 the war was chiefly maintained at sea between Chile and Peru, Bolivia taking little or no part in the struggle.
After the establishment of the Commonwealth he was chosen, on the 17th of January 1652, a member of the committee for legal reforms. In 1653 he became a member of the Protectorate council of state, and a commissioner of the treasury, and was appointed one of the four generals at sea and a commissioner for the army and navy.
They are mostly gregarious, and the agility and grace of their movements in the water are themes of admiration to the spectators when a "school of porpoises" is playing round the bows of a vessel at sea.
Their appearance at sea was regarded as a good omen, for although it presaged a tempest, yet it enabled the sailors to steer for a place of safety.
Another type of mirage, frequently observed at sea in the northern latitudes, is presented in the appearance of ships and icebergs as if inverted and suspended in the clouds.
A very strong "bore" or tidal wave runs up the estuary of the Meghna at spring tides, and a singular sound like thunder, known as the "Barisal guns," is often heard far out at sea about the time it is coming in.
The skill of Davis at sea was on one occasion displayed in a seven days' engagement with two large Spanish vessels, and the interest undoutedly centres in him.
But the arrangement could not be carried into effect, as Sextus renewed the war and gained some considerable successes at sea.
He also invented a reflecting sextant for observing the distance between the moon and the fixed stars, - the same in every essential as the instrument which is still in everyday use at sea under the name of Hadley's quadrant.
He stated that for determining the longitude at sea there had been several projects, true in theory but difficult to execute.
There had been Some irregular and piratical fighting at sea between English and Norman sailors, in which the latter had been worsted.
Prince James, the heir of Robert III., had been captured at sea in 1406.
In the same year the naval victories of Lagos and Quiberon Bay established the supremacy of the British at sea.
He died at sea on the 10th of January 1896 when returning from active service with the British troops during the Ashanti War, and left three sons and a daughter, Victoria Eugenie, who was married in 1906 to Alphonso XIII., king of Spain.
He died at sea on the 12th of April 1850, while on his way to Martinique, in search of health.
As the Spaniards had not yet occupied the Azores he sailed to them, but was utterly defeated at sea by the marquis of Santa Cruz off Saint Michael's on the 27th of July 1582.
An invasion of England was planned in 1483 in concert with the duke of Buckingham's rising; but stormy weather at sea and an inundation in the Severn defeated the two movements.
This was dedicated to St Patrick, and is traditionally said to have been erected as a place of prayer for those at sea.
France, meanwhile, was beaten at sea by England, Maria Theresas sole ally.
Within two years of their first discovery, he had constructed approximately accurate tables of the revolutions of Jupiter's satellites, and he proposed their frequent eclipses as a means of determining longitudes, not only on land, but at sea.
The idea, though ingenious, has been found of little practical utility at sea.
Thomson's tide gauge, tidal harmonic analyser and tide predicter are famous, and among his work in the interest of navigation must be mentioned his tables for the simplification of Sumner's method for determining the position of a ship at sea.
However it wasn't fully solved in a way sailors could use at sea for some 150 years, when accurate chronometers became available.
In the case of indented coastlines, the method of drawing straight lines between points on the coast or at sea may be used.
Us who elected at sea so cruising the Columbia.
We were now in the throes of winter, a time I really detested at sea.
They look very droll when moving, rather like what a canal barge would look like at sea with a few rolling billows about.
It was custom for sailors to wear a gold earing, this was to pay for their burial if they perished at sea.
Man at sea is an insect on a splinter, now engulfed, now scared to death.
Whether you fancy learning flamenco at sea or sightseeing on a river cruise along the Seine, this is the place to come.
The plot follows a young man found at sea by a young girl after an attack by the pirate galleon The Black Pearl.
Out at sea gannets were passing and then a chough appeared.
One gallon of aviation gasoline that has completely evaporated will form about 30 cubic feet of vapor at sea level.
The rather impolite visitor managed to escape the authorities only to be shipwrecked and lost at sea.
Lessons Learned A moment's inattention at sea can have serious consequences.
After a disastrous incident at sea the young hero of the game awakens to find himself on a seemingly uninhabited island.
We are all mountain people Whether we live at sea level or at the highest elevations, we are all mountain people.
One of the big problems of the day was being able to determine the longitude at sea.
King Charles II founded the Royal Observatory in 1675 to solve the problem of finding longitude at sea.
He learned of another who was reported missing, presumed dead, at sea.
However there were few puffins in evidence probably they were out at sea looking for sandeels for their young.
Solent looked all at sea as Wildcats dominated by stealing the ball several times and pulling down every defensive rebound.
At others we had a rendezvous with the Grand Fleet at sea for a sweep of the enemy coast.
After his career at sea Newton became a reverend and an anti-slavery campaigner.
Discover the great maritime experience and capture the romance of cruising at sea.
The vessels could not be separated while they were at sea as there was a strong wind and fairly rough sea at the time.
The latest position about discharging sewage at sea is now known.
I still have shipmates who are seeing their last days out at sea.
Blood spilled at sea will turn away the white fish shoal.
Uruguayan striker silva fired them into a deserved lead after a high ball over the top left the visitors all at sea.
The dumping of sewage sludge at sea was banned in 2000.
Weeks at sea caused his food to become tasteless.
My men disregarded all warnings and sacrificed his cattle, so back at sea Zeus sent a thunderbolt that smashed the ship.
Accommodation standards will be much improved over previous Rn warships, all owing sailors to enjoy a far better quality of life at sea.
Princess motor yachts a pleasure to be on board whether at sea or in port.
A governor, lieutenant-governor, secretary of state, attorneygeneral, controller, treasurer, superintendent of public instruc 1 An interesting application of this provision was made in 1898, when Nevada soldiers on their way to Manila were allowed to vote at sea.
The jurisdiction jurisdiction J in criminal matters was transferred by the Offences at Sea Act 1536 to the admiral or his deputy and three or four other substantial persons appointed by the lord chancellor, who were to proceed according to the course of the common law.
During the war, which was marked by extraordinary ferocity throughout, the Danes were generally victorious on land owing to the genius of Daniel Rantzau, but at sea the Swedes were almost uniformly triumphant.
Such congresses are doing admirable work in the popularizing of thought upon the numerous questions which are discussed at the meetings, such as compulsory arbitration, the restriction of armaments, private property at sea in time of war, the position of subject races, airships in war, &c.2 4.
The decay of the woollen industry at Tavistock was attributed by the inhabitants in 1641 to the dread of the Turks at sea and of popish plots at home.
I stood in the middle of the church, where the vibrations from the great organ were strongest, and I felt the mighty waves of sound beat against me, as the great billows beat against a little ship at sea.
It is a serious offense to discharge waste at sea or into harbor waters.
According to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) the average shipboard fire burns for 23 hours at sea and 20 hours in port.
Uruguayan striker Silva fired them into a deserved lead after a high ball over the top left the visitors all at sea.
With his left hand, he gestures toward the stern of a ship at sea.
His dying wish is to be buried at sea in his submersible ship, and in turn destroying the last remnant of his discoveries.
During this time he built up England 's fleet with the objective of challenging Spanish supremacy at sea.
I then hope to create a fantastic, seamless transition taking the audience from the tempest at sea to Prospero on his island.
Accommodation standards will be much improved over previous RN warships, all owing sailors to enjoy a far better quality of life at sea.
Fight intense online battles using the latest weaponry on land, in the air, and at sea.
To us had windjammer headquarters in know about all at sea the.
In public areas, silk flower arrangements and topiaries add bright, lively touches to corridors and lounges, and the art collections are among the finest at sea.
The line's specialty restaurants are among the most expensive at sea with a $30 per person cover charge, though the food is exquisitely presented and well worth the fee.
In 2004, Celebrity Cruises partnered with Cirque du Soleil to present some of the most spectacular entertainment available at sea with innovative interactive performances.
Group babysitting is available for a nominal hourly charge both when the ship is in port as well as during the evenings at sea in order for parents to enjoy a guilt-free break.
From choosing a cruise travel agent to Planning a Cruise Itinerary to making the most of your cruise vacation while at sea and in port, you can find knowledgeable articles to assist you while planning your oceanic getaway.
Itineraries that feature multiple days at sea in a row that may lead to boredom or restlessness.
Because of Galveston's distance from most major cruise ports of call, cruises sailing from the port typically have a greater number of at-sea days than from departure ports closer to popular sailing routes.
Passengers may find themselves at a completely different port or even simply staying at sea with no port call, and the cruise line has not committed any breach of contract.
There are many reasons why you may wish to consider a mini weekend getaway like this, instead of longer times at sea.
Couples should carefully consider the pros and cons of getting married at sea before they make cruise reservations for their wedding.
Thus, it can conceivably remain at sea for 12 days without refueling.
If you want to be at sea on Christmas, you might have to pay more.
In addition, if you are pinching pennies, you might not want to book a Christmas cruise that incorporates a lot of at-sea time into its itinerary.
It's not often that you can score a spontaneous getaway complete with luxurious accommodations, world-class entertainment, and plenty of fun activities at sea.
A 15 day round-trip Hawaiian cruise typically departs from either Los Angeles or San Diego, California, and includes up to eight relaxing days at sea.
The cruise includes eight days at sea and almost five full days visiting various Hawaiian Islands, including Maui, Oahu, Kauai and the Big Island.
The Cunard voyages begin and end in Los Angeles, California, and include eight relaxing days at sea.
Cruisers depart from a West Coast or Canadian city and spend a few days at sea before touring the Hawaiian Islands.
This cuts down on the length of time you are at sea and saves you money.
It also includes three full days at sea.
Rather, these longer cruises are one-way itineraries that sail from north to south and spend more days at various ports and fewer days at sea.
However, you should know most of the other guests on the ship will be drinking alcohol for a good amount of the time you are at sea.
The cruise then moves on towards Skagway, Glacier Bay and Ketchikan before being at sea for several days.
The trip concludes with tours of Ketchikan and a day at sea before arriving in Vancouver.
Since the ships are at sea and away from traditional hospitals, you can also find Holland America employment if you are a doctor or a nurse.
This popular cruise option leaves from Port Canaveral, Florida, and spends several days at sea.
In addition, longer cruises will have more days at sea.
However, be aware most of them visit Ensenada, Mexico, so you will spend quite a bit of time at sea as you make your way back to California.
Since you are at sea for extended periods of time and your accessibility to convenient stores is limited, it's not easy to run out and pick up something you've forgotten.
Gay river cruises are harder to come by than traditional gay cruises at sea.
Spend a full day in Ensenada, Mexico, and four nights at sea before returning to Los Angeles.
Many luxury cruise liners keep guests for longer trips, even as long as 14 days at sea.
It is also popular among fishermen, individuals who work out at sea and other professionals who are regularly exposed to water.
In bright yellow, the slicker kept us dry as kids, keeps the police dry as they direct traffic and provides protection for the fisherman at sea.
Kraken at Sea World in Orlando is a floorless coaster.
There are several ways guests can save money at Sea World, from buying discounted tickets to saving money on souvenirs.
The best way to save while snacking at Sea World is to choose meals wisely.
Furthermore, many portions at Sea World eateries are large and can be split between multiple guests to ensure there is no wasted food or money.
To take advantage of the kids' rates for adults at Sea World San Antonio, go to All Across Texas and print out the coupon.
If you have wondered what it is like to glide and skim like a stingray, then take a spin on the Manta at Sea World in Orlando, Florida.
The Manta at Sea World is not your ordinary roller coaster.
There is no extra charge to ride the Manta at Sea World in Orlando.
These coupons must be printed and redeemed at Sea World San Diego ticket booths.
It's a good idea to call ahead and confirm a coupon's legitimacy before arriving at Sea World San Diego.
Hard copy coupons can be printed at home from the website and redeemed at Sea World's onsite ticket booths.
The second day visit is free, essentially allowing you two days at Sea World for the price of one.
Today there are more than 100 operating inverted coasters, including well known coasters such as Montu at Busch Gardens Africa, Alpengeist at Busch Gardens Europe, the Great White at Sea World San Antonio, and Raptor at Cedar Point.
This treatment involves placing the person in a chamber in which the person breathes 100 percent oxygen at a pressure of more than one atmosphere (the normal pressure the atmosphere exerts at sea level).
You'll be on your way to enjoying a career at sea in the exciting hospitality industry.
If you can be at sea for weeks at a time and are able to follow rules for safety and harvesting, a position on an Alaskan fishing vessel may be available.
Maritime industry jobs do not have to focus specifically to duties at sea.
On the higher end, you can get beach towels for the whole family at Sea Glass Organic.
British sailors are called "limeys" because they used to suck on limes while at sea to prevent scurvy.
At one time, the vitamin C deficiency, scurvy, was common among sailors who spent long periods of time at sea without eating fresh fruits or vegetables.
Being out at sea meant a lot of bad weather.
According to lore, sailors used the gemstone as a charm of protection at sea.
Ranging from symbols that signified time at sea and affiliations (such as swallows and nautical stars) to fully detailed sailing ships, sailors were known for their chest tattoos.
This star was placed on the top of the hand as a reminder of their journey at sea as well as in life.
One legendary piece is Sailor Jerry's portrayal of a ship at sea with the word "Homeward" beneath it accompanied by splashes of vibrant red in the background as though devotion and fury fueled the ship's progress.
One of the authentic naval tattoos, a swallow is said to symbolize a certain number of miles the sailor has journeyed at sea.
The nautical star is often applied to those at sea as a symbol that they will be returning home safe.
Things become even more confusing if you go to a foreign country or take a cruise and are injured out at sea.
As is the tradition among fishermen, Harris was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea.
Do the 'gentlemen' in the story 'dress for dinner', even in the jungle, desert or at sea?
We were out at sea off the coast of San Diego, and they flew us out on a cot and we had to get caught on the catch wire, and a catapult shot to take off.
Much of the general public thinks of the Coast Guard as the men and women who do search and rescue at sea or whose presence is called for after or during a natural disaster, and they would be right.
It is worn at sea and in most industrial environments when ashore.
He was now sent on an important mission to India; he left England in September 1769, but the ship in which he sailed was lost at sea late in 1770 or early in 1771.
On the Acropolis of Athens he set up a colossal bronze image of Athena, which was visible far out at sea.
Cornelius Scipio at Magnesia ad Sipylum (190), following on the defeat of Hannibal at sea off Side, gave Asia Minor into their hands.
Cressets used to be kept burning at night on some of the campanili to serve as beacons for those at sea.
During the long wars with Genoa, after the defeats of Curzola, Sapienza, Pola, above all during the crisis of the war of Chioggia, it had been brought home to the Venetians that, as they owned no meat or corn-producing territory, a crushing defeat at sea and a blockade on the mainland exposed them to the grave danger of being starved into surrender.
At the time of his visit Daniel Defoe found thread-making in vogue, which employed the women while the men were at sea.
He entered the navy in 1846, and served first at sea off Portugal in 1847; afterwards, in 1848, in the Mediterranean, and from 1848 to 1851 as midshipman of the "Reynard" in operations against piracy in Chinese waters; as midshipman and mate of the "Serpent" during the Burmese War of 1852-53; as mate of the "Phoenix" in the Arctic Expedition of 1854; as lieutenant of the "Hastings" in the Baltic during the Russian War, taking part in the attack on Sveaborg.