Sailing-ship sentence example
Though wooden ships were still largely employed, the ironclad even then had begun to take a commanding place, and the sailing ship at last disappeared from naval warfare.
The opening of the Suez Canal in 1869 soon changed the course of all trade with the East, and in a few years the sending of tea per sailing ship round the Cape of Good Hope was a thing of the past.
A sailing ship is supported by the water and requires merely to be propelled; a flying creature and a flying machine constructed on the living type require to be both supported and propelled.
The physical properties of water and air explain in a great measure how the sailing ship differs from the balloon, and how the latter differs from the flying creature and flying machine constructed on the natural type.
The sailing ship is, as it were, immersed in two oceans, viz.Advertisement
A balloon differs from a sailing ship in being immersed in only one ocean, viz.
He set sail from England in 1842 - it took him six months by sailing ship to reach the antipodes.
One day he stows away aboard a sailing-ship bound for Australia together with Bunny, a young doe.
By using light airs a well trimmed sailing ship can make considerable headway on what appears to be a flat calm sea.
A jet plane style hood ornament replaced the mayflower sailing ship emblem that had appeared on every previous model since 1928.Advertisement
We went down to the New Forest and visited the shipyard in Southampton where the world's largest wooden sailing ship is being built.
We went down to the New Forest and visited the shipyard in Southampton where the world 's largest wooden sailing ship is being built.
Based in Miami, this eclectic line's fleet consists of only five ships, yet it is still the largest sailing ship fleet in the world dedicated to passenger service.
In 1747, he gave some crew members aboard a sailing ship two oranges and a lemon to eat each day while the rest of the crew maintained their typical rations.