How to use Schooners in a sentence

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • They were mostly small cargo vessels, called brigs and schooners, with crews of seven to ten men each.

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  • 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.

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  • The wrecks range from wooden schooners that sank in the early 1800s through to recently wrecked freighters like the Edmund Fitzgerald.

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  • Formerly busy with sailing schooners and ketches in the china-clay export trade.

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  • 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.

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  • Includes the history of the Alma and scow schooners in San Francisco.

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  • There were four British, one French and four Russian frigates, and six British and French brigs and schooners.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • They have made such progress in their art that they have even built seaworthy little schooners of 30 to 40 tons.

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  • The people are excellent shipwrights and do a considerable trade in schooners built of native wood.

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