Sentence Examples

  • They passed over the pond toward Fair Haven, seemingly deterred from settling by my light, their commodore honking all the while with a regular beat.
  • He was then employed on the North American station, and later (1819), was made commodore and commander-in-chief on the South American station, where his able conduct came prominently into notice.
  • The American commodore was considered by many of his subordinates to have displayed excessive caution.
  • Commodore Chauncey showed a preference for relying on his long guns, and a disinclination to come to close quarters.
  • The American commodore was now able to blockade the British flotilla at Kingston.