In many instances the German submarine crews were unaware of the effect of their operations.
The value has, however, undoubtedly diminished, though the number of boats and crews increases.
"We're down to skeleton crews already," Toni said, facing him.
During exercises, the government's premier contingency operations compound in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee was populated only by maintenance crews and a few relaxed guards.
In 1870 the crews numbered 6900 men, in 1907 they numbered 29,536.
Sometimes ships that are windbound and have exhausted their provision of water, touch here and apply to the natives for it; in such cases the crews sometimes fall into the hands of the latter and most of them are massacred."
On their right Scirocco outflanked the Venetians of Barbarigo, but the better build of the galleys of Saint Mark and the admirable discipline of their crews gave them the victory.
and in a few months the steamers and their crews departed,, and New Providence subsided into its usual state of quietude.
But Villeneuve's ill-appointed ships, manned by raw crews, suffered loss of spars in a gale, and he returned to Toulon on the 21st.
Under the agreement a royal naval reserve was maintained, three of the Imperial vessels provided being utilized as drill ships for crews recruited from the Australian states.
It consisted in 1905 of 434 vessels with a tonnage of 91,784 tons and with crews of 2 359 persons.
Fifty-four vessels with 84,844 tons and crews numbering 1168 persons were sea-going; 134 with 6587 tons were coasting-vessels, and 246 with 353 tons were fishing vessels.
All are centred in a small village opposite Mou Rambu Point on the west or lagoon side; but most of the men are generally absent, many being employed with the Lascar crews on board the large liners plying in the eastern seas.
During the same period the tonnage of the craft themselves more than doubled, while the] crews increased 191%, the number of men employed in the latter year being approximately 150,000.
In the early part of the 19th century the island was chiefly known to Europeans on account of the wrecks which took place on its coasts, and the dangers that the crews had to run from the cannibal propensities of the aborigines, and the almost equally cruel tendencies of the Chinese.
After reconnoitring farther, the steamers turned and proceeded down stream under a heavy fire, the Sudanese crews showing signs of disaffection.
As clerk (1795) and then as supercargo (1796, 1798, 1799) he made four long voyages; and, being an excellent navigator, he afterwards (1802) commanded a vessel, instructing his crews in lunar and other observations.
The flight crews returned jubilant that their missions had been successful.
The crews consisted of gladiators and condemned criminals; in later times, even of volunteers.
When the crews of the whale-boats were conveying stores, the forwarding officers tried to keep brandy and such like medical comforts from the European crews, coffee and tea from Canadian voyageurs and sugar from Kroo boys.
181915, defining safety for crews in a note to Germany after the sinking of the " William P. Frye," he pointed out that it was not sufficient that Americans be given an opportunity to embark in life-boats; it must be under circumstances that assured landing in safety.
They have a reputation for treachery, and for assaults on shipwrecked crews.
Cayuga Lake furnishes opportunity for rowing, and the Cornell crews are famous.
And as their crews were trained warriors chosen for their high spirit, contending with a raw militia fresh from the plough, they were generally successful.
100 galleys and all their crews perished.
ambulance crews treated four patients in total.
The presence of the film crews never felt intrusive.
Many other smaller towns suffered both in Sicily and in Calabria; the loss of life was appalling and the distress widespread, in spite of the prompt assistance rendered by Italian naval and military forces and by the crews of British, Russian and German warships and other vessels, and the contribution of funds for relief works from every part of the world.
The personnel of the navy consists of the following corps: (I) General staff; (2) naval engineers, chiefly employed in building and repairing war vessels; (3) sanitary corps; (4) commissariat corps, for supplies and account-keeping; (5) crews.
It was a difficult operation, for the French and Spaniards had in all 46 line-of-battle ships to his 33, and in the exhausted state of the country it was impossible to fit his ships properly or to supply them with good crews.
Three-fourths of the Turkish and Egyptian vessels were sunk by the assailants, or fired by their own crews.
The administration of the navy, called upon as it was to deal with a war of unprecedented magnitude, was overtaxed by the obligation to refit ships, raise crews, and provide for the numerous sick or wounded.
Numbers of Scotch sailors and of English deserters served in the Dutch fleet in this war - the bad administration of the navy and the constant ill-treatment of the crews having caused bitter discontent.
This squadron never reached Egypt, for the crews, composed as they were of Polycrates' political enemies, suspecting that Cambyses was under agreement to slay them, put back to Samos and attacked their master.
But the increase of tonnage in the eleven years was from 614,000 tons to 1,243,000; while the crews rose from 20,000 to 32,500.
Having been appointed naval commander-in-chief he put his crews through a course of training, until he felt in a position to meet the fleet of Pompeius.
At Arginusae (406) he fought as a simple ship's captain, but after the battle was commissioned by the generals to rescue some drowning crews, an order which, with his ill-trained and exhausted troops, in a heavy storm, he was unable to carry out.
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.
As no attempt was made to stop him in the Straits of Gibraltar, he passed them on the 16th of May, and though the rawness of his crews and his own error in wasting time in pursuit of prizes delayed his passage, he reached the mouth of the Delaware on the 8th of July unopposed.
In addition to a large income from rentals, the Santa Casa receives the product of certain port taxes in return for opening its wards to the crews of all vessels in port.
As the ship commenced to make stern way he blew the charges, and the crews got into two cutters which were picked up by the "Whirlwind" and a motor launch.
Although the outbreak of war had been preceded by years of angry diplomatic dispute, the United States were absolutely unready, while Great Britain was still hard pressed by the hostility of Napoleon, and was compelled to retain the greater part of her forces and her best crews in European waters, till the ruin of the Grande Armee in Russia and the rising of Germany left her free to send an overwhelming force of ships to American waters.
The superior quality of the veteran British crews was more than enough to counterbalance a mere superiority in numbers.
At about 2.30 the fire from the Danish hulks had been much beaten down, but as their crews fell, fresh men were sent from the shore and the fire was resumed.
On the other hand the Peloponnesian armies were unpaid, while Athens had to spend considerable sums on the payment of crews and mercenaries.
to a storm, failed to recover the bodies of those of their crews who were drowned or killed in the action.
Such supplies might be obtained by forcible raiding or as tribute of conquered countries, or perhaps as the free offerings of simple savages awed by the arrival of ships and civilized well-armed crews, or again by royal missions in which rich gifts on both sides were exchanged, or lastly by private trading.
From 1577 onwards, Venice endeavoured to crush the pirates without offending Austria, enlisting Albanians in place of their Dalmatian crews, who feared reprisals at home.
He selected his generals without respect of politics, sending Moriones to the Basque provinces and Navarre at the head of 20,000 men, Martinez Campos to Catalonia with several thousand, and Lopez Dominguez, the nephew of Marshal Serrano, to begin the land blockade of the last stronghold of the cantonal insurgents, Cartagena, where the crews of Spain's only fleet had joined the revolt.
Early in 1850 more than 500 vessels were lying in the bay, most of them deserted by their crews.
By the treaty of 1816 with Sweden the United States government agreed that the consuls of the two states respectively should be sole judges in disputes between captains and crews of vessels.
Before it reached the coast of Ireland, however, the French fleet had already suffered serious losses, owing partly to the attacks, of British frigate detachments, partly to the bad seamanship of the French crews and the rottenness of the ships.
One by one the mutinous crews surrendered; and the arrest of the ringleader, Richard Parker, on board the Sandwich, on the 14th of June, brought the affair to an end.l The seamen regained their reputation, and those who had been imprisoned their liberty, by Duncans victory down.
It was attended by deputations from the National Guards in every part of the kingdom, from the regular regiments, and from the crews of the fleet.
By the time Anson reached the island of Juan Fernandez in June 1741, his six ships had been reduced to three, while the strength of his crews had fallen from 961 to 335.
On the Hudson here is the course for the intercollegiate boat-races in which the American college crews (save those of Yale and Harvard, which row on the Thames at New London) have rowed annually, beginning in 1895, except in 1896, when the race was rowed at Saratoga.
He was ordered to winter on the coast of Istria, where his crews suffered from exposure and disease.
Stalin was asked that Allied air crews be allowed to use Russian air bases.
The crews are mostly two people, and mostly amateur rowers, who alternate between two hour shifts of rowing.
How about a word of praise for the crews who tackled the blaze at the London factory.
boathouse side crews: St. Hugh's, St.
They were mostly small cargo vessels, called brigs and schooners, with crews of seven to ten men each.
camaraderie between the boat crews remained, but there was less chitchat and amiable meandering about the floating wall dock.
close down the reach, with both crews desperate to win.
cox crews of all abilities.
At the scene, ambulance crews treated four patients in total.
Outside the Body Zone there were two camera crews.
fire crews from Wallasey fire station, Wirral were alerted to the fire at around 4am last night.
Thereafter, British ships with Chinese crews which called at US ports faced large-scale desertions.
All crews should ensure that they do not drift downstream of their marshaling position.
emergency fire crews are set to take industrial action over calls to make them respond to ambulance emergencies.
Their first race was also quite eventful with the crews clashing down the embankment.
extricated the male who was then taken to hospital by ambulance crews.
Entries must be verified by the club concerned and in the case of crews outside Britain, verified by the relevant national rowing federation.
Other crews were having problems with water being forced into their cars through the gear change gaiters.
greasers cabin in the crews accommodation area.
Crews must have a capable helmsman and a good degree of sailing ability.
During the supposedly impromptu visit, Lady Thatcher was accompanied by Sky TV crews, which broadcast the proceedings live.
lascar seamen were being press-ganged onto ship crews in India and then abandoned in London.
In general, you passengers have stopovers, we airline crews have layovers.
loset of new before losing on monday on june harrah's multiple camera crews.
paramedic crews in Cheshire.
The Leander squad had eight crews in the top sixteen places winning five pennants!
propane cylinders which exploded whilst the crews were fighting the fire.
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recalcitrant team members resonated with my experiences coaching 25 years of Oxford Boat Race crews.
Both crews had beaten the British boat in Lucerne at the final pre-Olympic regatta.
If there had been sufficient time before henley regatta, there would doubtless have been another big reshuffle between the two crews.
Both clubs entered two J18 double sculls crews which then came together to make quad scull crews.
scull event, the Fawley Cup, like the eights event, attracts many crews from around the world.
Following a rescue boat, which stops its engine without warning, certainly sharpens the reaction of boat crews.
shipwrecked crews ate them in order to survive.
Crews use signboards or small gunpowder charges detonated by an oncoming train's front wheels to warn of blockages ahead.
Novice crews made a splash at the event, with two crews lifting the silverware.
A smoke detector was fitted put did not activate so crews fitted a new smoke detector before leaving.
The hard work meant crews were flying operational sorties within 36 hrs of arriving in theater.
Some of the crews got a bit squiffy on the laid-on red wine.
The crews trained at the Search and Rescue Training Squadron RAF Valley before taking over the SAR standby in October 1974.
midget submarines were because they had a tow crew onboard; the attack crews took over later.
Fire crews attended to find that an external gas pipe had been deliberately tampered with and escaping gas set alight.
trawler crews often spent days chopping ice off the ship and rigging to reduce the danger of overturning due to Top Hamper.
tugboat crews seemed surprisingly well educated.
Calder will operate using a normally unmanned platform which can be accessed by maintenance crews via helicopter.
The level crossings are now unmanned, operated by train crews, and all the surplus track removed.
Poor cab design, from which many locomotives suffer, having poorly laid out controls etc cause severe unpleasantness for crews.
To know about anti-submarine warfare, crews had to know how submarines worked.
Owing to the depletion of some of the more accessible banks, and to difficulties in connexion with the employment of coloured crews, many of the vessels have now gone farther afield.
The Greeks of the islands had been accustomed from time immemorial to seafaring; their ships - some as large as frigates - were well armed, to guard against the Barbary pirates and rovers of their own kin; lastly, they had furnished the bulk of the sailors to the Ottoman navy which, now that this recruiting ground was closed, had to be manned hastily with impressed crews of dock-labourers and peasants, many of whom had never seen the sea.
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His struggle to accommodate recalcitrant team members resonated with my experiences coaching 25 years of Oxford Boat Race crews.
If there had been sufficient time before Henley regatta, there would doubtless have been another big reshuffle between the two crews.
The boys quadruple scull event, the Fawley Cup, like the eights event, attracts many crews from around the world.
In the 1800s, shipwrecked crews ate them in order to survive.
Crews use signboards or small gunpowder charges detonated by an oncoming train 's front wheels to warn of blockages ahead.
Midget submarines were because they had a tow crew onboard; the attack crews took over later.
This can be of special interest to crews who suffer from allergies caused by pets.
Trawler crews often spent days chopping ice off the ship and rigging to reduce the danger of overturning due to Top Hamper.
The weary but happy crews at the finish were unanimous in the praise for Adrian Gladwin 's 9th Preston.
Roloff Farms is open to the public during pumpkin season and this vandalism is occurring even as film crews are on the premises shooting the newest season of Little People Big World.
Authorities are continuing to investigate a fatal accident involving a tour bus transporting Miley Cyrus' lighting and production crews on their way to her upcoming show in Greensboro, North Carolina.
By the time emergency crews had arrived, the driver of the bus was dead.
Stage Crews: Onboard shows are staffed with large stage crews, which include lighting and audio experts.
Vessels can easily staff crews of more than 1,000, and each person has a vital role to ensure smooth sailing.
Swinger sailing vacations take place on private yachts with small crews that cater to adult lifestyle couples only.
Regular inspections and evaluations of ride crews to ensure they are following proper procedures.
In the end, twelve "dance crews" were selected and then broken up into various regions.
As the show progressed, another audience capture was found in the high demand for creativity that was expected of the crews.
Crews consisting of a group of people face off, one at a time, in a competition on the street.
International competitions are judged and attract championship crews from all over the world.
Every day we use that money to pay for crews to travel to polluted regions of the waterway to remove litter, saw apart large natural debris and work to prevent soil runoff and erosion.
Venturing crews work to provide young adults with character-building activities aimed at helping them develop into responsible, caring, fit, and ethical adults.
Numerous stings by television news crews and law enforcement agencies have revealed adults-- both men and women-- who prey on youths in chat rooms and online communities.
By contrast, land-based sightings begin with a group of children in 1879 and continue through the middle of the 20th century, including work by film crews that captured a fast moving shape slipping through the water.
When Everwood was cancelled in 2006, its warehouse sets were demolished and film crews left the area.
Film crews followed them as they hit the town, went fishing and relaxed at home with family.
The Breitling Emergency wristwatch is designed for pilots and air crews.
An alternative to hiring your own crews is to act as a general contractor and subcontract construction jobs to other companies.
The red card is a certification of one's physical endurance required to serve on firefighting crews.
The premise remains the same: seven people are chosen to live in a big, beautiful home and live their lives while MTV camera crews follow them around.
After Jo demonstrates all the new techniques, the parents are left without her guidance but with camera crews still present.
The conclusion of every episode involves the family being revisited by camera crews in order to find out how Jo impacted them.
The film crews do not film the person within the shower, but instead outside the shower doors where you can get a glimpse of heads, feet and maybe a little leg.
Deadliest Catch is a Discovery channel documentary where two-man camera crews live on Alaskan fishing boats to film the fishermen during the most dangerous crab season in the Bering Sea.
Local construction teams donate their time, crews, and equipment to tear down the old home and build the new one.
It's more of a production blog, going behind the scenes and the crews experiences with certain episodes and involvement with the people.
Tyler is a hip hop dancer and starts a new dance crew to challenge some of the long existing crews in the school.
While there are camera crews and staff on hand, it's hardly the lavish Hollywood lifestyle that many of them have grown accustomed to.
There are camera crews following them all the time, a medical doctor and paramedic are available at a moment's notice, and Stroud himself is always on hand even if he can't be seen.
Neighbors of the Roloff family have also expressed unhappiness with the camera crews and extra traffic that comes with filming the show.
There are no camera crews with him and he spends the entire seven days in the location in which he was dropped.
In October of 2009, TLC sent film crews into the Mall of America for about 12 hours each day for almost four weeks to follow the mall cops around as they interact with the public.
Four boats and their crews are featured on the show.
The problem for some of these families comes long after the builders, decorators, and television crews leave.
The bathrooms in the Big Brother house are covered by camera crews just like any other room, so contestants are captured in the shower.
He was under the impression that fellow nominee and friend Amy Crews was the target, so he gallantly decided not to use the veto - only to be evicted moments later.
Known for his record breaking skateboarding stunts as well as his many brands and sponsorships, Drydek keeps his friends, family and TV crews close through all of his adventures.
It's not uncommon for someone to spot the camera crews filming segments of the race on location, and report back with descriptions of the contestants and what they were doing.
The two crews must join forces to uncover the mysterious entity that brought them here.
They also noted that the Japanese tin mine tugboat crews seemed surprisingly well educated.
Losing their own "dance voice" would result in losing the competition, and many crews struggled to find that perfect balance between re-living classic choreography while breathing new life into it.
Lastly, spontaneous challenges were thrown into the mix, compelling crews to pull out all the stops with their best moves and fiercest choreography.
Once the two crews are combined, a replacement is needed for Voyager's chief engineer, killed in the initial damage when Voyager was thrown to the Delta Quadrant.
From the moment he brought his crew to Voyager and integrated the crews, he was loyal to Janeway.
Crews exceed 1,000 people and feature multiple civilian crew, scientists and medical personnel, including psychologists and diplomats.
Voyager mingled two vitally different crews - Starfleet loyalists aboard the Voyager and the Maquis rebels under the command of Chakotay.
When Janeway offered to incorporate the crews together, for survival, she made Chakotay her first officer.
The Battlestars were the equivalent of a space bound aircraft carrier, providing docking space for numerous Vipers, their pilots and the crews that supported them.
Though crewed by Mimbari primarily, the command crews were made up of Rangers and occasionally Susan Ivanova (who's grasp of Mimbari engendered a few chuckles).
Television crews reported around the clock on the progress of the astronauts as the United States held its collective breath for the crew's safe return.
Pit crews are often seen performing minor mechanical adjustments, changing tires and topping off the gas tank with additional fuel.
As a result, it's important for pit crews to have the following items as part of their uniforms.
Pit crews can wear racing helmets, but helmets made especially for the pit crew are available from many different vendors.
Protecting hands is very important for pit crews because they are dealing with hot and rough items.
There are plenty of companies that sell gloves specifically for pit crews that protect the hands while still providing ease of movement.
Stock car racing uniforms are worn by drivers and members of their pit crews.
For example, uniforms worn by racing crews at the Nextel Cup cost more that $20,000!
Companies that break with tradition and provide their work crews with hard hats that don't look like safety hats can optimize their use and motivate workers to deem custom hard hats as a necessary part of a uniforms.
Under the command of the lord of Lumbres, the lord of Treslong, and William de la Marck (lord of Lumey) they spread terror and alarm along the coast, seized much plunder, and in revenge for Alva's cruelty committed acts of terrible barbarity upon the priests and monks and catholic officials, as well as upon the crews of the vessels that fell into their hands.
One tablet records that in 1631 two Algerine pirate crews landed in Ireland, sacked Baltimore, and carried off its inhabitants to slavery; another recalls the romantic escape of Ida M'Donnell, daughter of Admiral Ulric, consulgeneral of Denmark, and wife of the British consul.
Of their massacres of shipwrecked crews, even in quite modern times, there is no doubt, but the policy of conciliation unremittingly pursued for the last forty years has now secured a friendly reception for shipwrecked crews at any port of the islands except the south and west of Little Andaman and North Sentinel Island.
Outrages on shipwrecked crews continued so rife that the question of occupation had to be taken up again; and in 1855 a project was formed for such a settlement, embracing a convict establishment.
The figures for the three following census years were: Including the military and crews of ships in harbour, the total population in 1901 was 373,336.2 This total included 198,958 Indo-Mauritians, i.e.
Complaints by crews as to the quality and quantity of the provisions on board are investigated by the consul, who enters a statement in the log-book and reports to the Board of Trade.
He began to lay down galleys and long ships, and hired pirates renegade vikings no doubtto train crews for him and to teach his men seamanship. The scheme, however, was only partly completed when in 876 three Danish kings entered Wessex and resumed the war.
Pisani had been reinforced early in the spring of 1378, but when he was sighted by the Genoese fleet of 25 sail off Pola in Istria on the 7th of May, he was slightly outnumbered, and his crews were still weak.
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