Second-in-command Sentence Examples
The highest ranking of his death dealers to defect, Harmony had been Gabriel's lover for months and his second-in-command since he took over the underworld.
His second-in-command signaled Cora over while Tymkyn disappeared into a portal.
His second-in-command appeared instantly.
His second-in-command nodded and trotted into a portal.
He summoned Landon and gave his second-in-command an urgent message.
Landon appeared at once, and Gabriel waited for his new second-in-command to join him.
The small man waited next to A'Ran's trusted second-in-command, Ne'Rin, whose sister was one of the three before him.
The Planetary Council, his second-in-command, even his sister, had paraded women through his home every time he returned from a battle.
His second-in-command frowned but escorted the women out.
It was very unlike his friend and second-in-command to allow his control to slip in such a drastic way.Advertisement
His second-in-command is General Greene, a war hero worth his pay.
Dan had always been his second-in-command and most importantly, as good a friend as any of Brady's brothers.
Within ten minutes, his second-in-command met him in the tent they used as a war room.
In July 1643 Cromwell had been appointed governor of the Isle of Ely; on the 22nd of January 1644 he became second in command under the earl of Manchester as lieutenant-general of the Eastern Association, and on the 16th of February 1644 a member of the Committee of Both Kingdoms with greatly increased influence.
The Admiralty was naturally anxious to secure the services of trustworthy flag officers, and having confidence in Hood promoted him rear-admiral out of the usual course on the 26th of September 1780, and sent him to the West Indies to act as second in command under Rodney, to whom he was personally known.Advertisement
Shortly after his return, he was sent out to the Peninsular War in command of a considerable force which was sent to Spain to co-operate with Sir John Moore, to whom he was appointed second in command.
In the grand advance of Halleck's armies which followed Shiloh, Grant was relieved of all important duties by his assignment as second in command of the whole force, and was thought by the army at large to 'be in disgrace.
Vallandigham became the second in command.
The fort then contained about 750 men under Colonel Gansevoort, with Lieut.-Colonel Marinus Willett as second in command.
He took part in General James Abercrombie's disastrous campaign against Ticonderoga (1758), and in 1759 he was second in command in General John Prideaux's expedition against Fort Niagara, succeeding to the chief command on that officer's death, and capturing the fort.Advertisement
But no sooner had he taken over the command than his haughty and domineering temper estranged him both from his second-in-command, Lord Granby, and the commander-in-chief, Prince Ferdinand.
These operations were very skilfully conducted by Rosecrans and his second-in-command, Thomas, and, at a trifling cost, advanced the Union outposts to the borders of Georgia.
He showed statesmanlike qualities in steering a clear course between the exaggerated prudence of Baron Ricasoli, who wished to recall the troops from the frontier, and the impetuosity of Garibaldi, his second-in-command, who was anxious to invade Romagna prematurely, even at the risk of Austrian intervention.
On the latter occasion he would have won a signal victory but for the unaccountable remissness of his second-in-command, Admiral Liljehorn.
He had Nelson with him as second in command - then a junior admiral but without rival in capacity and in his hold on the confidence of the fleet.Advertisement
It soon became clear, however, that the qualities which had made Clement an excellent second in command were not equal to the exigencies of supreme power at a time of peculiar peril and difficulty.
As a second in command he was not excelled by any general of his time.
In 1798 he became second in command of a regiment of bashi-bazouks, or volunteers, recruited in his neighbourhood to serve against Napoleon in Egypt.
Deputy-governor of Italy during Caesar's absence in Spain (49), second in command in the decisive battle of Pharsalus (48), and again deputy-governor of Italy while Caesar was in Africa (47), Antony was second only to the dictator, and seized the opportunity of indulging in the most extravagant excesses, depicted by Cicero in the Philippics.
In March 1642 he was appointed second-in-command under the earl of Warwick, the parliamentary admiral who took the fleet out of the king's hands.
At the close of 1798 he was sent as second in command to St Vincent.
When Spain joined France in 1762 he was sent as second in command with Sir George Pocock in the expedition which took Havannah.
He was second in command at the battle of Belmont (Missouri) in November 1861, and commanded the right wing at Fort Donelson.
His followers supplied the main body of its supporters; and he himself was rather the partner of his chief than his second-in-command.
When the Dutch West India Company was formed he was Director on the Rotterdam Board, and in 1624 he served as second in command of the fleet which took San Salvador in Bahia de Todos os Santos in Brazil.
His second-in-command and executive officer, Sasha, was in Europe, along with everybody he'd been able to spare.
With him were arrested his second in command and a high police functionary.
Villeneuve, who commanded the Franco-Spanish fleet, had been second in command at the Battle of the Nile.
People just weren't ready for women in positions of command, they said, so Number One was demoted (to nurse!) and Science Officer Spock was promoted to second-in-command of the Starship Enterprise.