Sentence Examples


  • There was at that time only one American vessel, the brig "Oneida" (16), and one armed prize, a schooner, on the lake.
  • In July 1812 a British squadron unsuccessfully attempted to capture a brig and schooner in the harbour.
  • In May 1 775 a British schooner in the Mystic defended by a force of marines was taken by colonial militia under General John Stark and Israel Putnam, - one of the first conflicts of the War of Independence.
  • In April 1888 he was at the coast of New Jersey for some weeks, and in June started for San Francisco, where he had ordered a schooner, the "Casco," to be ready to receive him.
  • Early in 1828 King, accompanied by two of Chaka's indunas, voyaged in the " Elizabeth and Susan," a small schooner built by the settlers, to Port Elizabeth.

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