Merchantmen sentence example
- Large merchantmen and men-of-war can come up and unload along at least a considerable part of the water-front.
- 12), writing about this time, describes Kittim (a name derived from Citium, q.v.) as a port of call for merchantmen homeward bound for Tyre, and as a shelter for Tyrian refugees; but the Hebrew geographers of this and the next century classify Kittim, together with other coast-lands and islands, under the heading Javan, " Ionian " (q.v.), and consequently reckoned it as predominantly Greek.
- During the voyage out he captured a valuable Spanish convoy of eleven merchantmen.
- patrolled the North Sea to protect their merchantmen from the British cruisers.
- To the end of the First Civil War, Batten continued to patrol the English seas, and his action in 1647 in bringing into Portsmouth a number of Swedish ships of war and merchantmen, which had refused the customary salute to the flag, was approved by parliament.Advertisement
- 18 1916 he addressed a note to all the European belligerents, asking, for the sake of safety of those on board, that all guns be removed from merchantmen.
- 5 of the Anglo-French convention of the 8th of April 1904, Yarbatenda was ceded to France, with the object of giving that country a port on the river accessible t& sea-going merchantmen.
- merchantmant of the air attack also took a toll on the convoy with 4 merchantmen sunk & 2 damaged, .
- merchantman>merchantmen bound up the St. George's Channel were given in charge of ARGUS off Cape Clear.
- merchantman, an attempt to board British merchantmen?Advertisement
- merchantmanft were used for anti-submarine and patrol work, or for minesweeping and escorting merchantmen.
- merchantmanroved to be ineffective and Rupert turned his ships toward Portugal, capturing English merchantmen on the way.
- merchantman Department at Washington announces that American merchantmen are authorized to fire on any German submarine at sight.
- The losses which they sustained by land roused the Byzantines to indemnify themselves on the vessels which still crowded the harbour, and the merchantmen which cleared the straits; but this had the effect of provoking a war with the neighbouring naval powers.
- Two hundred and twelve warships or converted merchantmen were in commission on the 1st of January 1862.Advertisement
- When, however, surveillance became blockade, prizes could only with difficulty be brought into port, and, since the parties interested gained nothing by burning merchantmen, privateering soon died out, and was replaced by commerce-destroying pure and simple, carried out by commissioned vessels of the Confederate navy.
- His neutrality treaty with Sweden (17th of March 1794), for protecting their merchantmen by combined squadrons, was also extremely beneficial to the Scandinavian powers, both commercially and politically.