Gunboats in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Gunboats

plural of gunboat

Short Example Sentence for Gunboats

  • 1. The decks of the gunboats were swept more than once. 🔊
  • 2. The Spanish gunboats were attacking the south. 🔊
  • 3. The career of some of the gunboats subsequent to the war is interesting. 🔊
  • 4. I know the names of all the gunboats that came up the river. 🔊
  • 5. Under cover of the gunboats the infantry and guns were landed. 🔊
  • 6. All the water round the gunboats was torn into foam by the projectiles. 🔊
  • 7. After the arrival of the gunboats events began to move at the double. 🔊
  • 8. The flanks were secured by the gunboats lying moored in the stream. 🔊
  • 9. His experience in constructing gunboats at Newport was now of avail to him. 🔊
  • 10. To pass the Nile in the face of the gunboats appeared impossible. 🔊
  • 11. Three gunboats and two brigs were launched and equipped in May. 🔊
  • 12. There was a stiff fight, in which the Union gunboats did good work. 🔊
  • 13. The gunboats joined in the chase, and but one Confederate vessel escaped. 🔊
  • 14. The gunboats then returned to Berber, towing a dozen captured grain-boats. 🔊
  • 15. The gunboats continued on their way and proceeded as far as Wad Habeshi. 🔊
  • 16. It was one of our gunboats bound from Ilo Ilo back to Manila. 🔊
  • 17. The King of Naples loaned six gunboats and two lombards to Commodore Preble. 🔊
  • 18. The enemy's gunboats contained forty men each and ours the same. 🔊

How to use Gunboats in a Sentence?

  • 1. The gunboats were drawn up in line, and were firing as fast as they could. 🔊
  • 2. Several of these gunboats were iron-clad about the bow, and had iron beaks or spurs. 🔊
  • 3. The gunboats continued to advance, beating up slowly against the strong current. 🔊
  • 4. Two gunboats accomplished the feat of running the batteries, that their smiles might be sobered. 🔊
  • 5. As he did, he saw a missile flash out from one of the gunboats like a thrown knife. 🔊
  • 6. With a fleet of ethereal gunboats we might colonise the solar system, and annex the stars. 🔊
  • 7. The gunboats drew off to the far western shore and lay there, puffing smoke defiantly. 🔊
  • 8. The government was thinking of placing gunboats to occupy and to defend the Western waters. 🔊
  • 9. The orders of the cavalry were to reconnoitre Omdurman; of the gunboats to bombard it. 🔊
  • 10. To strengthen the flotilla three new and very powerful gunboats had been ordered in England. 🔊
  • 11. For the final phase of the campaign three new gunboats had been ordered from England. 🔊
  • 12. Several of the gunboats were considerably injured, but none of them lost except the Varuna. 🔊
  • 13. The other gunboats remained in action, and continued to shell the Dervish defences. 🔊
  • 14. The gunboats ceaselessly patrolled the river, and exchanged shots with the Dervish forts. 🔊
  • 15. On the first night the Spaniards sent out a great number of mortar gunboats and armed launches. 🔊
  • 16. In order to enforce the law, Congress ordered a number of gunboats to be built. 🔊
  • 17. The efforts of our gunboats to stop the traffic were futile, as I have heretofore remarked. 🔊
  • 18. Lieutenant Perry was ordered to superintend the building of a fleet of these gunboats at Newport. 🔊
  • 19. Government and gunboats may open a land, but it is the men of the Overseas Club that keep it open. 🔊
  • 20. The results of the movement of the gunboats to Dongola must, however, be looked for at Hafir. 🔊
  • 21. Later Allied gunboats ascended the Pinega River and that area was once more restored to safety. 🔊
  • 22. Consider for a moment the advantage to the north of having gunboats and the disadvantage to the south of not having them. 🔊