Brigs Sentence Examples
By the end of the month he was ready for service with a squadron of eight ships and brigs, and some small craft.
There were four British, one French and four Russian frigates, and six British and French brigs and schooners.
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.
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.
Kanaris had two small brigs fitted as fireships, and thirty-six men.Advertisement
They were mostly small cargo vessels, called brigs and schooners, with crews of seven to ten men each.
At an early age he was apprenticed to the old sailing brigs of the East Coast.
The Yealm is navigable for sloops and small brigs, to Kitley Key.
In London, the term " sea-coal " once meant coal shipped to London River in Tyne collier brigs from innumerable Tyne coal staithes.