Schooner sentence example

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  • The first "schooner" was launched at Gloucester in 1713.

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  • In July 1812 a British squadron unsuccessfully attempted to capture a brig and schooner in the harbour.

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  • At the age of fourteen he went to sea in the merchant service, and was in command of a trading schooner at an early age.

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  • It is quite evident that the pirate schooner cannot be far off.

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  • On this occasion the authorities were more hostile than before to the Natal pioneers, for they confiscated the schooner on the ground that it was unregistered and that it came from a foreign port.

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  • When the United States navy was organized in 1798 he was included in the corps of naval officers, and appointed to the schooner "Retaliation."

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  • A passionate seaman, he owned a schooner, the Fiery Cross.

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  • He decided, therefore, to become a sailor, and, in 1848, tramping across the country to Cleveland, Ohio, he sought employment from the captain of a lake schooner.

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  • Shortly after the dynamite disaster a schooner, named Parallel, ran aground, and the north wing of the Cliff House was destroyed.

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  • To one unacquainted with the character of the schooner, the proceedings of her crew must have seemed unaccountable as well as surprising.

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  • There was at that time only one American vessel, the brig "Oneida" (16), and one armed prize, a schooner, on the lake.

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  • Blanche King A classic American schooner built in 1887, sunk in 1920.

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  • Day 8 A five-hour optional schooner cruise visiting the beaches and islands of Parati bay.

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  • Visit to Savaii in trading schooner weighing copra '.

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  • A Topsail Schooner has a square topsail on the foremast.

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  • Deering - This schooner left Barbados on January 9, 1921 and was last seen off the coast of North Carolina by lighthouse keeper Thomas Jacobson.

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  • The story of the schooner was not rife with trouble, like the Cyclops.

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  • Early in 1828 King, accompanied by two of Chaka's indunas, voyaged in the " Elizabeth and Susan," a small schooner built by the settlers, to Port Elizabeth.

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  • A short time afterwards the British government presented a small schooner to the king, and this afforded an opportunity for the Rev. William Ellis, the well-known missionary, to visit Honolulu with a number of Christian natives from the Society Islands.

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  • The first ship was a 1925 built, three masted schooner, DAN.

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  • She captured a French schooner with 40 tons of cocoa and jewels valued at 12,000 pieces of eight.

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  • Some delegates also visited the Santa Eulalia, the three-masted schooner recently restored by the Museum.

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  • American schooner Sally, from Norfolk; laden with flour, captured by the boats of the squadron same date.

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  • But the gale which now began to buffet the little schooner was of more than ordinary violence.

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  • A planksoon other the four-masted schooner save the us went to the.

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  • For her delivery voyage she was rigged as a topsail schooner, the mast being removed on arrival.

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  • Visit to Savaii in trading schooner weighing copra ' .

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  • Cachalote I is a charming 96 foot schooner overall, with 86.6 feet on deck, offering First Class service.

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  • A topsail Schooner has a square topsail on the foremast.

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  • In May 1 775 a British schooner in the Mystic defended by a force of marines was taken by colonial militia under General John Stark and Israel Putnam, - one of the first conflicts of the War of Independence.

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  • The crew gets a schooner called the Hispaniola and set sail not knowing the problems they will face.

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  • In April 1888 he was at the coast of New Jersey for some weeks, and in June started for San Francisco, where he had ordered a schooner, the "Casco," to be ready to receive him.

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  • It is connected by lines of steamers with Miami and Port Tampa, with Galveston, Texas, with Mobile, Alabama, with Philadelphia and New York City, and with West Indian ports, and by regular schooner lines with New York City, the Bahamas, British Honduras, &c. There is now an extension of the Florida East Coast railway from Miami to Key West (1 55 m.).

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  • In 1802 the " Cumberland," a small schooner, landed at King's Island in Bass Strait, and in 1803 Lieutenant Bowen was sent by Governor King of New South Wales to form a settlement on the south coast of Van Diemen's Land.

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  • He is said to have forced a British schooner, probably a privateer, which attacked him when on his way from Bordeaux to St Thomas, to strike, but he did not take possession.

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