Brigs sentence example

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  • By the end of the month he was ready for service with a squadron of eight ships and brigs, and some small craft.

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  • There were four British, one French and four Russian frigates, and six British and French brigs and schooners.

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  • Ayr proper lies on the south bank of the river, which is crossed by three bridges, besides the railway viaduct - the Victoria Bridge (erected in 1898) and the famous "Twa Brigs" of Burns.

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  • The Turkish fleet, "adrift in the Archipelago" - as the British seamen put it - though greatly superior in tonnage and weight of metal, could never be a match for the Greek brigs, manned as these were by trained, if not disciplined, crews.

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  • Kanaris had two small brigs fitted as fireships, and thirty-six men.

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  • They were mostly small cargo vessels, called brigs and schooners, with crews of seven to ten men each.

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  • At an early age he was apprenticed to the old sailing brigs of the East Coast.

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  • The Yealm is navigable for sloops and small brigs, to Kitley Key.

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  • In London, the term " sea-coal " once meant coal shipped to London River in Tyne collier brigs from innumerable Tyne coal staithes.

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