Sentence Examples


  • The English, who constituted the centre and rear, stood out on the starboard tack.
  • The " Otranto " asked if she was to keep out of range, and not getting a clear reply drew out of line on the " Glasgow's " starboard quarter, a potent reminder that a ship that has no guns to fight and no speed to run away is a delusion and a snare.
  • She had sheered off to starboard about 7:15 P.M., and the " Glasgow," which continued to follow in the wake of the " Good Hope," had to ease down to avoid masking her fire.
  • If the ship be inclined to starboard or to port additional deviation will be observed, reaching a maximum on north and south points, decreasing to zero on the east and west points.
  • Battery, but the starboard anchor was hung up with a strong tide sluicing down the mole, and the ship was carried some 700 yd.

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