Manned sentence example
It was cool and manned by several people in fed uniforms.
The camp ground was manned on a volunteer basis.
The whole fleet was manned by about 5000 men.
In the war thus begun she built, equipped and manned many vessels for the Federal navy, and furnished from IMI to 1865 26,163 (or, including final credits, probably more than 30,000) men for the navy.
The fishing fleet consists of several hundred boats, manned by nearly 5000 men and boys.Advertisement
The Germans in addition had the inestimable advantage of having been in commission over two years and being in a state of prime gunnery efficiency, whereas the " Good Hope " and " Monmouth " were both 3rd Fleet ships, which had been lying idle in the dockyards, manned entirely with reserve men on the outbreak of war.
Black-clad guards roamed the internal perimeter while others manned the walls of the compound.
The French navy is manned partly by voluntary enlistment, partly by the transference to the navy of a certain proportion of each years recruits for the army, but mainly by a system known as inscription maritime.
The batteries are manned by the naval corps (150 strong) of the Natal militia.
The land forces were supported by a river fleet consisting (in 1479) of 360 vessels, mostly sloops and corvettes, manned by 2600 sailors, generally Croats, and carrying 10,000 soldiers.Advertisement
The rising in the north was easily crushed; but in the south the Ottoman power was hampered by the defection of the sea-faring Greeks, by whom the Turkish navy had hitherto been manned.
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.
However, these bureaus are seldom well manned, because salaries and tenure of office are seldom such as to induce able men to offer themselves, while the places are often given as rewards for political service.
During the Persian invasion of 480 it manned the second largest Greek fleet (60 ships), but took no active part in the war.
The Central African Mission (1858), indeed, is not for the most part manned by graduates, though it is led by them; but the Cambridge Mission at Delhi (1878), the Oxford Mission at Calcutta (1880), and the Dublin Missions in Chota Nagpur (Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1891) and the Fuh-Kien Province of China (Church Missionary Society, 1887) consist of university men.Advertisement
Their expedition was followed by many private vessels manned by traders and trappers.
It was defended by Fort Fisher, a heavy earthwork on the peninsula between the ocean and Cape Fear river, manned by 1400 men under Colonel William Lamb.
The Dutch navy at home and in Indian waters consists (1909) of 9 small battleships, 6 small cruisers and 80 other vessels, manned by 8600 officers and men of the navy and about 2250 marines.
It is highly doubtful whether the three powers could have collected more than forty ships of the line - and they would have been hastily manned, destitute of experience, and without confidence.
Personnel .T he German navy is manned by the obligatory service of the essentially maritime populationsuch as sailors, fishermen and others, as well as by volunteers, who elect for naval service in preference to that in the army.Advertisement
The Russians were at this juncture reinforced by a mixed force on the Fedukhine heights; Liprandi's infantry occupied the captured ridge, and manned the guns taken from the Turks.
The subordinate courts throughout India are almost entirely manned by native judges, who sit also on the bench in each of the High Courts.
The natives of the coasts of Borneo, assisted and stimulated by immigrants from the neighbouring islands to the north, devoted themselves more and more to organized piracy, and putting to sea in great fleets manned by two and three thousand men on cruises that lasted for two and even three years, they terrorized the neighbouring seas and rendered the trade of civilized nations almost impossible for a prolonged period.
Sweden could boast of a fleet of forty-three three-deckers (manned by 1l,000 men and armed with 2648 guns) and one of the finest arsenals in the world.
The squadron was not very well manned, and Byng was in particular much aggrieved because his marines were landed to make room for the soldiers who were to reinforce the garrison, and he feared that if he met a French squadron after he had lost them he would be dangerously undermanned.Advertisement
In 43, the year of the triumvirate of Octavius, Antony, and Lepidus, he was proscribed along with the murderers of Caesar, and, not daring to show himself in Italy, he put himself at the head of a fleet manned chiefly by slaves or proscribed persons, with which he made himself master of Sicily, and from thence ravaged the coasts of Italy.
Briefly stated, these acts, which had been originated during the Protectorate of Cromwell, and continued after the Restoration, reserved the whole coasting trade of the country for British vessels and British seamen, and much of the foreign trade for British vessels, commanded and chiefly manned by British subjects.
Two classes of boats engage in the pursuit - a large size of from 1 2 to 14 tons, manned by ten or twelve hands, and a small size of 3 or 4 tons, with a crew of five or six.
By promising to cede the Portuguese colony of Brazil to her, and by the sale of part of his jewels, Antonio secured means to fit out a fleet manned by Portuguese exiles and French and English adventurers.
In September, however, Montmorency succeeded, with a fleet of English and Dutch ships manned by English seamen, in defeating Soubise, who took refuge in England.Advertisement
They also invented another acronym (VED) (Extraterrestrial Manned Vehicle) and the typist obliged.
Since then all manned spacecraft have had artificial Schumann Wave generators built into them.
Imagine the effect of a sustained barrage of this ferocity on even a lightly manned trench.
Volunteers manned the stalls, selling bric-a-brac, books, toys, clothes and cakes.
He explored further up the river by birch bark canoe manned by native Americans.Advertisement
This was some years before manned flight so they must have used carrier pigeons.
Our tables are manned by experienced croupiers, who will dress accordingly for your function.
As a Royal Yacht the ship will wear the white ensign and be manned by a naval crew.
As a hospital ship she would be manned by a merchant service crew and wear the red ensign.
The van is manned by wholetime firefighters who have received training on the use of the specialized equipment carried.Advertisement
On the key they are faced with the choice; a royal barge or one manned by a hideous hag.
Ops room is manned 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
This scenario represents a platoon assault on a defended german position manned by an understrength German platoon.
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Cranfield also has active research in manned spaceflight and in launcher technologies.
We found a cab station manned by a rastafarian smoking the biggest spliff imaginable.
Longer term studies have used repeat visits by remotely operated vehicles and manned submersibles.
The gig was lowered and manned by Flynn and Jem, the skipper himself taking the tiller, and off they went in pursuit.
It is alleged they targeted a busy station manned by part-time retained firefighters during their eight-day walkout.Advertisement
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.
Some 12 manned ranger stations are located at key points within the park.
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It is manned at this time of year by Spanish observers monitoring the raptor and stork migration.
Ratan made history in October 2004 when his suborbital vehicle, SpaceShipOne, became the first manned private craft to make it into space.
This toll-free phone number is manned by customer service representatives seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
Geologic surveys were undertaken, construction plans began, and the Citadel was established in 1850 with the fortress manned with long range cannons and guns capable of taking out hostile ships entering the bay.
Since then, the Speedmaster became the official watch for all of Russia's manned space missions.
Yachts which employ a paid staff will require different coverage than yachts which are manned solely by the owners.
Their skippers each spend thousands of dollars to get their boats in the water, to their location, and manned with a skilled crew.
While this is where Galactica's gun batteries are managed, this room is not clearly noticeable when watching the show, and is only manned during Action Stations.
The only genuine spacecraft to make the list, the Apollo 13 earns this accolade for being a genuine vessel launched by NASA in 1970 as the third manned mission to the moon.
The base camp housed the emergency response helicopters for Tucson and neighboring sectors and was manned with a skeletal crew of Guardians and one on-duty pilot, a Natural who'd been trained to fly.
In 1902 there were 23,098 boats, manned by 101,720 men, and the total catch was valued at just over half a million sterlingaccording to the government figures, which are certainly below the truth.
On Monday, July 20, at Spithead, there was a great review by the King of the most powerful fleet ever assembled, numbering some 200 vessels in all, manned by 70,000 officers and men.
John Crawfurd, in the Dissertation to his Dictionary of the Malay Language, published in 1840, noted the prevalence of Malayan terms in the Polynesian languages, and attributed the fact to the casting away of ships manned by Malays upon the islands of the Polynesian Archipelago.
The English attacked the island in 1678, 1702, 1703 and 1743; and in 1797 an English force attempted to reduce San Juan, but was repulsed by the strong fortifications vigorously manned by resident volunteers.
Of course, generally speaking, less advance was made than in many previous decades, owing to the interregnum caused by the World War, when all British, French, German, and Austrian work was held up, and only the Americans and to a lesser degree the so-called " Egyptian " Service of Antiquities (manned by French and English) did any digging at all; while in all the European countries the energies of all the archaeologists who were not superannuated were transferred to the field of war, and there was no time left to write little papers, still less big books.
The hope of eventual emancipation was stimulated by sedulous propagandists from each of these countries; from time to time armed bands of insurgents were manned and equipped in the small neighbouring states, with or without the co-operation of the governments.
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.
Moreover, river fleets, built by Genoese masters and manned by Servians, were constructed to patrol and defend the great rivers of Hungary, especially on the Turkish frontier.
A magnificent Spanish armada consisting of 77 vessels, manned by 24,000 soldiers and sailors under the command of Admiral Oquendo, were sent to the Channel in September with orders to drive the Dutch from the narrow seas and land a large body of troops at Dunkirk.
The Gulf of Venezuela, with its towns of Maracaibo and Gibraltar, were attacked and plundered under the command of a Frenchman named L'0110nois, who performed, it is said, the office of executioner upon the whole crew of a Spanish vessel manned with ninety seamen.
The fishing fleet, chiefly sailing boats, is also important, and is manned by a hard.- and active coast population.
A few years later he had a fleet of ships built near Birejik on the Euphrates by his Phoenician captives; these were manned by Ionians and transported from Opis overland to the Euphrates and so to the Persian Gulf.