Schooners Sentence Examples
With the help of a strong detachment of officers and men from the Atlantic coast he equipped a squadron consisting of one brig, six fine schooners and one sloop. Other vessels were laid down at Presque Isle (now Erie), where he concentrated the Lake Erie fleet in July.
A fleet of small steamers, schooners and junks, carries on trade with the towns and districts on the east and west coasts of the Gulf of Siam.
They were mostly small cargo vessels, called brigs and schooners, with crews of seven to ten men each.
This trade is one of the most picturesque chapters in border history, and picturesque in retrospect, too, is the army of emigrants crossing the continent in " prairie schooners " to California or Utah, of whom almost all went through Kansas.
From a few small schooners and brigantines the fleet expanded into one of the best-known steam collier fleets operating in Great Britain and Ireland.Advertisement
The wrecks range from wooden schooners that sank in the early 1800s through to recently wrecked freighters like the Edmund Fitzgerald.
Formerly busy with sailing schooners and ketches in the china-clay export trade.
Two of his schooners were upset in a squall, with the loss of all hands, and he allowed two to be cut off by Yeo.
Includes the history of the Alma and scow schooners in San Francisco.
There were four British, one French and four Russian frigates, and six British and French brigs and schooners.Advertisement
In that year several schooners, fitted out in British Columbia for the capture of seals in the North Pacific, were seized by a United States cutter at a distance of 60 m.
At the beginning of the 10th century most of the ocean-going steamers were owned in Germany or the United States; British enterprise being chiefly represented by schooners trading from Jamaica to Bluefields and Greytown.
They have made such progress in their art that they have even built seaworthy little schooners of 30 to 40 tons.
The people are excellent shipwrights and do a considerable trade in schooners built of native wood.