How to use Yeo in a sentence
The retreat of the British force gave Chauncey time to complete this vessel, the "General Pike," which was so far superior to anything under Yeo's command that she was said to be equal in effective strength to the whole of the British flotilla.
In August he skirmished with Sir James Yeo's small squadron of six vessels, but made little effective use of his own fourteen.
Sir James Yeo began by blockading Sackett's Harbor in the early part of 1814, but when the American squadron was ready he was compelled to retire by the disparity of the forces.
It lies near the border of Somersetshire, on the southern slope of a hill overlooking the river Yeo, in a fertile, well-wooded district.
From Sackett's Harbor American expeditions against York (now Toronto) and Fort George respectively set out in April and May 1813; though scantily garrisoned it was successfully defended by General Jacob Brown (who had just taken command) against an attack, on the 29th of May, of Sir George Prevost with a squadron under Sir James Lucas Yeo.Advertisement
The blockade of the harbour by Yeo was abandoned in June 1814 after the defeat of a force from the squadron sent out to capture guns which were being brought from Oswego to Sackett's.
The town lies on the river Yeo, and is a thriving place, with a few old houses.
Sir James Lucas Yeo took command on the 15th of May 1813.
On Lake Ontario Yeo formed a more mobile though less powerful force than Chauncey's, and therefore manoeuvred to avoid being brought to close action.
By the close of the war Yeo had constructed a ship of 102 guns which gave him the superiority, and the British became masters of Lake Ontario.Advertisement
Situated on a steep south-facing slope of warm Devon shale, above the meandering River Yeo, the vineyard enjoys a benign microclimate.
Posh yesterday rejected an attempt by Lincoln to solve the Simon Yeo transfer saga.
In May Sir James Lucas Yeo (1732-1818) came out from England with some Soo officers and men, to organize a squadron for service on the Lakes.
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.
Tim Yeo, the Tories ' spokesman on agriculture, said it was unacceptable for farmers to become entirely dependent on conservation grants.Advertisement
On 78 minutes, Hyde 's top scorer Simon Yeo blasted his 14th goal of the season with a thunderbolt from 25 yards.
In April 1813 the Americans took York (now Toronto), and in May moved on Fort George; but a counter-attack by Yeo and Prevost on Sackett's Harbour, on the 2gth of May, having made the Americans anxious about the safety of their base, naval support failed the American generals, and they were paralysed.