Sentence Examples


  • The American commodore was now able to blockade the British flotilla at Kingston.
  • Passing into the service of Uruguay, he was sent to Corrientes with a small flotilla to oppose Rosas's forces, but was overtaken by Admiral Brown, against whose fleet he fought for three days.
  • Rustichuk is the headquarters of a military division and of a naval flotilla stationed on the Danube.
  • In 1908-1909 a movement began for the establishment by Australia of a local flotilla of torpedo-boat destroyers, to be controlled by the Commonwealth in peace time, but subject to the orders of the British admiralty in war time, though not to be removed from the Australian coast without the sanction of the Commonwealth; and by 1909 three such vessels had been ordered in England preparatory to building others in Australia.
  • At the beginning of the War of 1812 he was in command of a flotilla at Newport, but was transferred (Feb.

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