Sentence Examples

  • Black-clad guards roamed the internal perimeter while others manned the walls of the compound.
  • The batteries are manned by the naval corps (150 strong) of the Natal militia.
  • The land forces were supported by a river fleet consisting (in 1479) of 360 vessels, mostly sloops and corvettes, manned by 2600 sailors, generally Croats, and carrying 10,000 soldiers.
  • The fishing fleet consists of several hundred boats, manned by nearly 5000 men and boys.
  • The Germans in addition had the inestimable advantage of having been in commission over two years and being in a state of prime gunnery efficiency, whereas the " Good Hope " and " Monmouth " were both 3rd Fleet ships, which had been lying idle in the dockyards, manned entirely with reserve men on the outbreak of war.

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