Usage examples for navy

  1. In that city is strong navy of ships. – The-Travels-of-Sir-John-Mandeville by Mandeville, John, Sir
  2. Our navy was then good of its kind, but altogether too small. – Thomas Hart Benton by Theodore Roosevelt
  3. Oh, then, I will leave the navy and settle with you! – Twice Lost by W.H.G. Kingston
  4. When are they likely to have a navy of their own? – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  5. The war with England ruined the navy and the commerce of Spain. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  6. " I'm sure they are to be pitied who have friends or relations either in army or navy at present. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  7. The reason for that was unfortunate for Flinders as an individual, but entirely due to the efficiency of the navy of which he was an officer. – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  8. In war, these navy ships had heavy guns which could sink other ships. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  9. " Hurricane Hurry, at your service, sir, a lieutenant in his Majesty's Navy," I answered. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  10. No, not in the army exactly; no, nor in the navy, but- I expect him in camp to- night. – The Cavalier by George Washington Cable
  11. " And then I was at college, and then in the navy again. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  12. Betty told Senator North of the impression the Army and Navy men had made on her, and he laughed. – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
  13. Where's the navy, then? – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  14. The report of the Secretary of the Navy will place you in possession of the present condition of that important arm of the national defense. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  15. In consequence large numbers of English prisoners in Holland actually preferred taking service in the Dutch navy rather than accepting exchange, on the ground that the Dutch government paid its men while their own did not. – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  16. It is not your army or your navy against which we have to guard, but it is your terrible younger son and your man in search of a career. – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
  17. You see Father is in the Navy and Uncle Richard is in the Army so we have the United Service in the family. – Ethel Morton's Holidays by Mabell S. C. Smith
  18. He said that he had been in the service of several English gentlemen, and had once an opportunity of going to England with a captain in the navy, but that his mother was alive at that time, and when he mentioned his wishes to her, she cried, and therefore he could not go. – Notes of an Overland Journey Through France and Egypt to Bombay by Miss Emma Roberts