Sentence Examples


  • Kersaint was sent as a deputy to the Convention by the department of Seine-et-Oise in September 1792, and on the 1st of January 1793 was appointed vice-admiral.
  • From 1877 to 1879 he was a junior lord of the Admiralty, and from 1880 to 1882 he commanded the Channel Fleet, becoming vice-admiral on 23rd July 1880.
  • SIR SAMUEL HOOD (1762-1814), British vice-admiral, cousin of Lord Hood and of Lord Bridport, entered the Royal Navy in 1776.
  • On the 8th of February the main battle-fleet, commanded by Vice-Admiral Togo, was on the way to Port Arthur.
  • In 1915 he was given the rank of vice-admiral and was in command of the squadrons of the Atlantic Fleet.