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.