Sentence Examples

  • Between 1738 and 1750 Manin and Sterlegoff made their way in small sloops from the mouth of the Yenesei as far north as 75° 15' N.
  • 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 expedition, including naturalists, botanists, a mineralogist, taxidermists, a philologist, &c., was carried by the sloops-of-war "Vincennes" and "Peacock," the brig "Porpoise," the storeship "Relief" and two tenders.
  • Sloops of an excellent type were built for work on the high seas, of which the celebrated "Kearsarge" was one.
  • The forces actually available on the American side when the war began consisted of a small squadron of very fine frigates and sloops in an 5 efficient state.

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