Adjectives for Fleet | Words to describe Fleet

  • Little
  • Add
  • Black
  • Grand
  • Grecian
  • Main
  • Numerous
  • Friendly
  • Mercantile
  • French
  • Strong
  • Spanish
  • British
  • Allied
  • Genoese
  • Small
  • Whole
  • Italian
  • Fair
  • German
  • Barbarian
  • Fishing
  • Formidable
  • Austrian
  • Fine
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    • 1. I am not at all sure which one of the road's small fleet it was. 🔊
    • 2. The whole fleet opened with a tremendous roar of artillery, to which the Russians replied almost as heavily. 🔊
    • 3. Defeated French Fleet off Martinique under De Grasse, April 12, 1782. 🔊
    • 4. A strong fleet is armed; some sixty thousand men follow Hilde's summons. 🔊
    • 5. He headed for them; scanned the white dots through a glass, and saw that this was a fishing fleet of small, unarmed luggers. 🔊
    • 6. That evening we went down into the town, and could see the British fleet lying in sight of the place. 🔊
    • 7. They said that the Spaniards had come in large vessels and with a numerous fleet, whereat they had fled to the mountains. 🔊
    • 8. Seldom has a greater stake been played for by a British fleet, and seldom has a naval battle been less successfully managed. 🔊
    • 9. Ferguson, with a small fleet to his credit, had taken rather a high hand, and shown an unwonted irritation at the indecision of his associates. 🔊
    • 10. For the Greek gods, in spite of the white and red of their fair fleet limbs, were not really what they appeared to be. 🔊
    • 11. One thing is clear, that it wasn't only the French fleet which prevented our triumph.... 🔊
    • 12. Science must be open to influx and new beneficent affections and powers, and so add fleet wings to the mind in its exploration of Nature. 🔊
    • 13. It is thought that the bombardment was simply a ruse to draw the British fleet away from around Heligoland. 🔊
    • 14. He with a fine fleet of four hundred Spaniards and other Indians sailed to humble the pride of those barbarians. 🔊
    • 15. Our little fleet swung out upon the water, while the sun was yet hanging like a great torch among the tops of the trees, on the eastern hills. 🔊
    • 16. Our main fleet came far behind us, for the big ships, of course, would not venture in until we had made sure of the position of the mines. 🔊
    • 17. He soon saw, by the fires, that the battery was manned by sailors from the French fleet, and he had little fear of these discovering him. 🔊
    • 18. Though counting more fighting vessels, the Spanish fleet was inferior to the American squadron in size and armament. 🔊
    • 19. He could assume the offensive only in case a French fleet should assist him, and this happened but twice, in 1778, and not again for three years. 🔊
    • 20. Yet all this while, the British Fleet was tightening its grip upon the command of the sea to an extent which may now be described as absolute. 🔊
    • 21. Orders have been sent to the Austrian fleet by wireless from Sebenico, but of these I have no knowledge. 🔊
    • 22. The hotspurs among the water-patriots dream of a first-class navy which might rival, yes, even surpass the British fleet. 🔊
    • 23. The co-operation not only of the French fleet but of the French troops under Rochambeau had played the decisive part. 🔊
    • 24. He bore a letter from Themistocles, who was returning from Euboea with the whole allied Grecian fleet. 🔊
    • 25. The Olympia and other ships soon took part, and in an hour nothing was left of the Spanish fleet except sunken and burning hulks. 🔊
    • 26. The admirals of the allied fleet arranged their vessels in parallel lines, so that each ship of the rear line should break the space between two of the advanced line. 🔊
    • 27. Spalding and myself were in advance of our little fleet, and our boatman paddled us carefully and silently towards the animal, using the paddle only when its head was down. 🔊
    • 28. Only the fact that the battleships kept the German fleet at bay made it possible for the destroyers and other surface craft to do their beneficent work. 🔊
    • 29. The latter built a small fleet of boats, carrying in all fifty-four guns, and sailed out to contest the control of Lake Erie. 🔊
    • 30. With these wooden rams, without cannon, and without an armed crew, Colonel Ellet proposed to attack and destroy the whole fleet. 🔊
    • 31. His formidable fleet of super-Zeppelins had not their match in the world, and his program of airship construction was being pushed forward with the utmost speed and efficiency. 🔊
    • 32. It is probable that hardly a great commercial port in the world contains such a fine fleet of steamers and sailing-transports as are now lying off this place, of which no one had ever heard six months ago. 🔊
    • 33. A seafaring race and a mercantile fleet had come into a militant existence; and ambitious designs were meditated of conquering a part of the import and export trade held by the British. 🔊
    • 34. Only five vessels of the French fleet now remained in the harbour, and these were but feebly manned, as 2000 of the officers and seamen had landed, and were encamped in the town. 🔊
    • 35. Then he set himself to the oars, rowing westward, skirting the Barbarian fleet as it rode at anchor, observing its numbers and array and how it was aligned for battle. 🔊
    • 36. It seems that both the British admirals in going into battle outsailed somewhat their supporting ships; but these soon came into action and the battle line of the allied fleet was fatally broken at both points. 🔊
    • 37. Not knowing when to expect another Spanish fleet, he was obliged to force the representative of Germany to observe the decorum and etiquette demanded by the situation. 🔊
    • 38. This, together with the extreme inefficiency of the Spanish fleet, put an end to the hope of further French gains in the West Indies. 🔊
    • 39. The British Fleet has done something else of which, it seemed to me, an American Presidential message might legitimately have made mention. 🔊
    • 40. It was three days before he gained any intelligence of the French fleet, and he then learned that they had been seen about four weeks before, steering to the southeast from Candia. 🔊
    • 41. It was the following night that we found ourselves mixed up in the German mine fields and so close to the fortress itself that we were in range of the land batteries as well as the big guns of the German fleet. 🔊
    • 42. Nothing, however, being seen during the 12th, the commodore, satisfied at last that he had been in the midst of the grand fleet, hastened on, and towards noon of the 13th joined the admiral. 🔊
    • 43. Above all it brought a large friendly fleet to American waters, which might aid the land forces and must always be an object of anxiety to the British. 🔊
    • 44. As we were eating, a party of fur traders, bound east, came ashore in a small fleet of canoes, and joined the men below, building their fires slightly up stream. 🔊
    • 45. Still, if the continued absence of a British fleet from the Mediterranean could be counted on, the Egyptian campaign was the most effective move against her that offered at the time. 🔊
    • 46. Drake was at a game of bowls with Sir Walter Raleigh and Martin Frobisher when word was brought to him that the Spanish fleet had been sighted. 🔊
    • 47. Spezzia, too, is arming, and the inaction heretofore observable in the Italian fleet may not improbably be ascribed to the fact that tougher work is before them than a petty fight with the Austrian flotilla. 🔊
    • 48. Her crew hath seen Castile's black fleet, beyond Aurigny's isle, At earliest twilight, on the waves lie heaving many a mile. 🔊
    • 49. The British fleet was of equal strength--sixteen ships of the line and ten frigates. 🔊
    • 50. The wars with Genoa very nearly proved fatal to Venice, but just when matters seemed most desperate she was saved by a naval victory against a Genoese fleet in her own waters. 🔊

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