Sentence Examples


  • The galleys of the Order of Malta, which were stationed at this point, suffered severely, and their flagship was taken with great slaughter.
  • Captain Barclay, after a hot engagement - the Battle of Lake Erie - in which Captain Perry's flagship the "Lawrence," a brig, was so severely shattered that he had to leave her, was completely defeated.
  • As captain of the "Cornwall" (80),(80), the flagship of Sir Charles Knowles, he was in the battle with the Spaniards off Havana on the 2nd of October 1748.
  • Tattnall's flagship the Toeywan had grounded shortly before, and had been helped off by the British squadron.
  • In an attempt to break out in February 1815 Decatur's flagship the "President" was cut off and after a spirited fight forced to surrender to a superior force.

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