Sloop Sentence Examples
In July 1779 he became commander, and was appointed to the "Rover" sloop; in June of the following year he attained the rank of post-captain.
In 1831 he was appointed master of the sloop "Falmouth" on the Pacific station, and subsequently served in other vessels before returning home in 1834, when he married his cousin, Ann Herndon.
A few days later he sailed for home in the Indian sloop.
A 10-gun brig sloop of the Cherokee class she was two years old and the first command of her captain, Cdr.
It has a hard chine hull powered with a conventional bermudan sloop rig.Advertisement
The mast has masthead sloop rigging, with two lowers beneath the spreaders.
Foreground left is HMS Snake, an eighteen gun sloop from Nelson's era.
A signal instance of the audacity of the American cruisers was the capture of the U.S. sloop "Argus" (20) by the British sloop "Pelican" (18) so far from home as St David's Head in Wales on the 14th of August 1813.
They broke out of the barracks, stormed Tidemills and took 300 sacks of flour from the sloop ship Lucy.
But, contrary to the course I thought he would pursue, Hillyar brought with him the Cherub sloop of war.Advertisement
The third was a Bridgewater class sloop launched at Devonport in 1930.
A few days later he sailed for home in the INDIAN sloop.
Foreground left is HMS Snake, an eighteen gun sloop from Nelson 's era.
In 1833 he was appointed teacher of mathematics on board the sloop of war "Natchez," and was so engaged during a cruise along the South American coast which was continued for about two and a half years.
On a gaff cutter or sloop, there is a need to balance the large area of the main by a corresponding area forward.Advertisement
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At 75 m length and 750 tons displacement, she is almost 60% longer and 2.6 times heavier than the next largest sloop.
The original sailing rig is a large balanced lug foresail with a small mizzen, but a gunter sloop rig is now also available.
With her fin keel, wheel steering and sloop rig she is an easy boat to sail.
He was sent back to England with the captured sloop Indian, and was promoted to Lieutenant on 26th December 1812.Advertisement
The Society purchased the sloop ' AMY HOWSON ' in 1976 with Financial assistance from the Lincolnshire and Humberside Arts.
Hearing of the presence of the " Revenge ", the governor of Jamaica, sent an armed sloop to intervene.
Ranger later captured the British sloop of war Drake off the coast of Ireland on 24 April and pillaged the British coast.
Fourth Zebra was a wooden screw sloop, launched 13th November 1860.
On 17th March 1744 a Spanish sloop was taken by Capt. FRANKLAND and carried into Charlestown, S. Carolina.Advertisement
In action 7th October, 1756, with a French sloop of greater force, and her captain, James Holbourne, was killed.
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.
He was made acting-lieutenant in the West Indies in the same year, and the rank was confirmed in 1744 During the Jacobite rising of 1745 he commanded the "Baltimore" sloop in the North Sea, and was dangerously wounded in the head while co-operating with a frigate in an engagement with two strong French privateers.
In 1753 he was made commander of the "Jamaica" sloop, and served in her on the North American station.
An event which is thought to have greatly influenced Hancock's subsequent career was the seizure of the sloop "Liberty" in 1768 by the customs officers for discharging, without paying the duties, a cargo of Madeira wine consigned to Hancock.
After the peace, like many other British naval officers, he spent some time in France, and on his return to England was given the command of a sloop, from which he proceeded in succession to various frigates.
Such stolen property as could not be returned to the owners with profit was taken abroad in a sloop purchased for this work.
Erichsen's lost diaries a small expedition in the sloop " Alabama " went to East Greenland in 1909.
When it began two small squadrons were getting ready for sea at New York; the frigate "President" (44) and sloop "Hornet" (18), under Commodore John Rodgers, who had also the general command; and the frigates "United States" (44) and "Congress" (38), with the brig "Argus" (16) to which two guns were afterwards added, under Captain Stephen Decatur.
The first, under the command of Captain David Porter, went on to the Pacific, where she did great injury to British trade, till she was captured off Valparaiso by the British frigate "Phoebe" (38) and the sloop "Cherub" (24) on the 28th of March 1814.