Sentence Examples

  • In July 1812 a British squadron unsuccessfully attempted to capture a brig and schooner in the harbour.
  • The first "schooner" was launched at Gloucester in 1713.
  • At the age of fourteen he went to sea in the merchant service, and was in command of a trading schooner at an early age.
  • On this occasion the authorities were more hostile than before to the Natal pioneers, for they confiscated the schooner on the ground that it was unregistered and that it came from a foreign port.
  • When the United States navy was organized in 1798 he was included in the corps of naval officers, and appointed to the schooner "Retaliation."

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