Flotilla sentence example

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  • The Arakan Flotilla Company has also helped to open up the Arakan division.
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  • Indeed the step from teaching dinghy sailing to managing a Flotilla can seem a bit of a stretch.
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  • Wladislaus's little fleet attempted to blockade the port of the rebellious city, whereupon a Danish admiral broke the blockade and practically destroyed the Polish flotilla.
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  • A less important society is the Rumanian State Navigation Company, possessing a large flotilla of tugs and barges, which run to Budapest, where they have established a combined service with the South Danube German Company for the transport of goods from Pest to Regensburg.
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  • Lenfant ascended the river with a flotilla from its mouth to Say, and he demonstrated the "normal practicability" of the route, despite the Bussa rapids.
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  • Having turned up in Falkirk too late to see the flotilla on Saturday, I was glad to have made it here in time.
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  • A large flotilla of boats will travel from Grangemouth through to Bowling over the holiday weekend of 26th May to celebrate the opening.
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  • On 15th November 1577 Drake, with the approval of Queen Elizabeth 1, set out from Plymouth Sound with his small flotilla.
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  • Having extricated ourselves, we motor off down the canal in a huge flotilla.
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  • For day cruises largest steamboat flotilla hotel are being organized will spotlight the.
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  • In 1936 he was A/S officer for the 6th destroyer flotilla in China.
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  • One week the flotilla sails north around the islands of the Kornati National Park, a nautical paradise with over 100 uninhabited islets.
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  • Crummy and cold flotilla's departure uprivergalena illinois the Yangtze rivergalena illinois the Yangtze river.
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  • Some very sharp-eyed lookouts spotted the floating mines before any of our flotilla made contact.
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  • The four fleet sweepers were henceforth to be designated the 17th MS Flotilla under the command of Cdr.
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  • River travel began from the passenger the grand flotilla the yu yuan.
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  • In 1908-1909 a movement began for the establishment by Australia of a local flotilla of torpedo-boat destroyers, to be controlled by the Commonwealth in peace time, but subject to the orders of the British admiralty in war time, though not to be removed from the Australian coast without the sanction of the Commonwealth; and by 1909 three such vessels had been ordered in England preparatory to building others in Australia.
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  • In the expedition Porter himself commanded the mortar flotilla, which, when Farragut's fleet passed the forts on the early morning of the 24th of April 1862, covered its passage by a terrific bombardment that neutralized the fire of Fort Jackson.
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  • In command of the flotilla of boats at Boulogne, La Touche Treville twice repulsed the English attacks on it under Nelson.
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  • Passing boats would stately chateaux and the grand flotilla help transport our.
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  • The retreat of the British force gave Chauncey time to complete this vessel, the "General Pike," which was so far superior to anything under Yeo's command that she was said to be equal in effective strength to the whole of the British flotilla.
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  • He was instrumental in saving New York and Vermont from invasion by his brilliant victory of lake Champlain gained, on the nth of September 1814, with a flotilla of 14 vessels carrying 86 guns, over Captain George Downie's 16 vessels and 92 guns.
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  • Following on this first experiment, the East India Company, in 1841, proposed to maintain a permanent flotilla on the Tigris and Euphrates, and set two vessels, the " Nitocris " and the " Nimrod," under the command of Captain Campbell of the Indian navy, to attempt the ascent of the latter river.
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  • The Greeks, having put themselves in the right with the powers, were free to continue the war; and the destruction of a Turkish flotilla off Salona on the 23rd of September followed.
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  • It still retains the proud distinction of being unbridged, and still the River Flotilla Company appoints its steamers at regular intervals to visit all the chief ports on its banks as far as Dibrugarh.
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  • The work was to begin as early as possible, allowing for the flotilla only quitting Imbros after dark.
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  • The vessels of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company now ply to Bassein and to all points on the Irrawaddy as far north as Bhamo, and in the dry weather to Myitkyina, and also on the Chindwin as far north as Kindat, and to Homalin during the rains.
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  • His next service was in the James river flotilla, but after reaching the rank of commodore, on the 16th of July 1862, he was assigned to duty against blockade runners in the West Indies.
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  • There are separate basins for fishing boats and a dock for torpedo-boat flotilla.
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  • This success opened up the lower Mississippi at the same time as the armies of the west began to move down that river under Grant, who was always accompanied by the gunboat flotilla which had been created on the upper waters in 1861.
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  • A steam ferry connects with the Rangoon-Mandalay line, and the steamers of the Irrawaddy Flotilla.
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  • The flotilla, under Commander Keppel, R.N., consisted of 10 gunboats and 5 transport steamers.
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  • He passed the Straits of Dover with a numerous flotilla laden with military machines and stores, and also carrying many knights and soldiers.
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  • The vessels of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company ply between Rangoon and Bassein, &c., by inland waters, and a railway opened in 1903 runs north eastward through the centre of the district, to Henzada and Letpadan.
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  • But Philip's whole thoughts and energies were already directed to the preparation of an Invincible Armada for the conquest of England, and Parma was ordered to collect an enormous flotilla of transports and to keep his army concentrated and trained for the projected invasion of the island realm of Queen Elizabeth.
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  • On the 14th of July 1456 Hunyadi with his flotilla destroyed the Turkish fleet; on the 21st Szilagyi beat off a fierce assault, and the same day Hunyadi, taking advantage of the confusion of the Turks, pursued them into their camp, which he captured after a desperate encounter.
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  • The flotilla begins to arrive at lock 31 Soon the flotilla of boats began to arrive from the east.
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  • To in a round trip journey the grand flotilla was eager to.
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  • Passing into the service of Uruguay, he was sent to Corrientes with a small flotilla to oppose Rosas's forces, but was overtaken by Admiral Brown, against whose fleet he fought for three days.
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  • Already the desire to make his country a great naval power was becoming his ruling passion, and when he found by experience that the White Sea, Russia's sole maritime outlet, had great practical inconveniences as a naval base, he revived the project of getting a firm footing on the shores of the Black Sea or the Baltic. At first he gave the preference to the former, and with the aid of a flotilla of small craft, constructed on a tributary of the Don, he succeeded in capturing Azov from the Turks.
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  • The scheme of invasion was based on the Boulogne flotilla, a device inherited from the old French royal government, through the Republic. Its object was to throw a great army ashore on the coast between Dover and Hastings.
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  • Before the invasion was taken in hand as a serious policy, there had been at least a profession of a belief that the flotilla could push across the Channel during a calm.
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  • The battleships were to be aided by several cruisers and destroyers and a flotilla of mine-sweepers was also organized.
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  • On the 6th of February Fort Henry fell to Foote's gunboat flotilla, and Grant then moved overland to Donelson.
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  • Thus the first campaign of the western armies, completed by the victory of the gunboat flotilla at Memphis (June 6), cleared the Mississippi as far down as Vicksburg, and compelled the Confederates to evacuate the Cumberland and a large portion of the Tennessee basins.
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  • Farragut from New Orleans, and the gunboat flotilla from the upper waters, had engaged the batteries in June and July, but had returned to their respective stations, while a Federal force under General Williams, which had appeared before the fortress, retired to Baton Rouge.
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  • The first blow towards its gradual contraction was struck when Napoleon ordered 22,000 oaks to be cut down in it to build the celebrated Boulogne flotilla for the invasion of England.
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  • From 1847 onwards they once more turned their attention to this region,- and began to make settlements, especially after 1854, when a powerful flotilla sailed from Ust-Stryelka down to the mouth of the river.
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  • The greatest losses were in the Channel where the Flanders flotilla worked, and the blow they would have received by the blocking of Zeebrugge and Ostend was well worth the risk.
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  • Belgium has no state navy, although various proposals have been made from time to time to establish an armed flotilla in connexion with the defence of Antwerp. The state, however, possesses a certain number of steamers.
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  • The Russians keep a small naval flotilla on the Caspian, all other nations being debarred from doing so by the treaty of Turkmanchai (1828).
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  • Navy.-The Austro-Hungarian navy is mainly a coast defence force, and includes also a flotilla of monitors for the Danube.
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  • He sent his flotilla up the Nile and captured Shendi, the dervish depot, on the 27th of March.
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  • The steamers of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company also call here.
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  • In May 1722 a flotilla descended the Volga commanded by Tsar Peter and on the 19th of July the Russian flag first waved over the Caspian.
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  • The steamers of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company also ply in all directions.
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  • Rustichuk is the headquarters of a military division and of a naval flotilla stationed on the Danube.
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  • The Greek government now despatched an ironclad and a cruiser to Canea, which were followed a few days later by a torpedo flotilla commanded by Prince George.
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  • The steamers of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company call here regularly, and it is the starting-point for the vessels plying on the Chindwin.
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  • The American commodore was now able to blockade the British flotilla at Kingston.
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