Hulks Sentence Examples
Light boats sail swift, tho greater hulks draw deep.
From the perimeter fence I could see the sinister black hulks of three submarines, floating in the dockyard.
Among the kelp forests and the rock lobsters and the nudibranchs, spectral hulks cast eerie shadows.
The fact is that there are so many rotting hulks out there and the number of restorations is a minute fraction of the total.
The southern part of the city front was covered by hulks and gun-vessels or bomb-vessels.Advertisement
There were in all eighteen hulks or ships of the line in the Danish defence.
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.
Thesiger ashore to the crown prince of Denmark (then regent of the kingdom), to say that unless he was allowed to take possession of the hulks which had surrendered he would be compelled to burn them, a course which he deprecated on the ground of humanity and his tenderness of "the brothers of the English the Danes."
Although the hulks at home had been condemned, convict establishments in which these floating prisons still formed the principal part were organized at Bermuda and Gibraltar.
Many hundreds were either sent to Cayenne or imprisoned in the hulks of Re and Oleron.Advertisement
Fishing is carried on, though there is no port and the fishermen haul their boats up the beach; the old hulks (caloges) serve as sheds and even as dwellings.
The action ranges from rural Essex to London's prisons and convict hulks; from the wilds of British Columbia to the Australian goldfields.
Scientists have monitored what happens to these huge hulks at the bottom of the cold waters of the North Sea.
A pair of old wooden hulks bear down upon a defenseless slug!
Their hulks and bomb-vessels were supported by batteries on Zealand; but, as the water is shallow for a long distance from the shore, these defences were too far off to render them effectual aid on the south end of their line.Advertisement