Sentence Examples


  • He was the son of a naval officer, and nephew of David Porter of the frigate "Essex."
  • In 1744 he captured the French frigate " Medee," commanded by M.
  • The most easterly island is Frigate, the most southerly Platte; on the northern edge of the reef are Bird and Denis islands.
  • The British squadron weighed anchor, led by the "Amazon" frigate, commanded by Captain Riou, and began to pass along the front of the Danish line.
  • He visited the Azores and the Canary Islands, of which he constructed an admirable map. In 1782 his frigate was taken by a British squadron; he himself was carried to England, but was almost immediately released on parole and returned to France.