Usage examples for seaworthy

  1. But I wish- oh, how I wish- that I could save some foolish girls from embarking on the ocean of art as half of them do with neither chart or compass, nor even a seaworthy boat. – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg
  2. I'm a homely craft, but seaworthy, guv'ner. – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)
  3. The Indians hollowed the great trunks with fire and made them into canoes, some of which were large and seaworthy enough to be used on the Sound and in making voyages along the coast. – The Forests of Mount Rainier National Park by Grenville F. Allen
  4. 75. 219 The ships in use at this time among the Japanese were far less seaworthy than those of European nations. – Japan by David Murray
  5. Beaten about by adverse storms, they put into harbour at Madeira, so badly strained by the rough weather that only a single seaworthy ship remained. – The Dawn of Canadian History: A Chronicle of Aboriginal Canada by Stephen Leacock
  6. All the information that my mother could obtain was, that the ship's company of the Druid had been turned over to another frigate called the Melpomene, the former having been declared not seaworthy, and in consequence condemned and broken up at Port Royal. – Poor Jack by Frederick Marryat
  7. He had landed his very numerous sick, his crews had been refreshed and reinforced, and, above all, the worst of the Spanish ships had been replaced by seaworthy and serviceable craft. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  8. In none, if the schooner were seaworthy, but in much, seeing that she has not got a sound plank or spar. – The Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne
  9. Although the Maria proved a stiff boat and a seaworthy, she was not altogether without motion; and the set expression on Farrar's face would have told me, had I not known it, that our situation at that moment was no joke. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  10. Usually, that doesn't matter, because no seaworthy vessel is going to be worried by a squall. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  11. Their boats are built of Norway spruce or pine, and are very light, scarcely more seaworthy than a Swampscott dory. – Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia by Maturin M. Ballou
  12. The old dead- alive farm, the sunny stoep, the few flocks and herds and wandering horses sparsely scattered over the barren plain, the huge ox- waggon, most characteristic and intimate of their possessions, part tent and part conveyance, formed for the slow but sure navigation of these solitudes, and reminding one a great deal of the rough but seaworthy smacks and luggers of our coasts, that somehow seem in their rudeness and efficiency to stand for the very character of a whole life, all these things are no doubt infinitely dear to the Boer farmer, and make up for him the only life possible, but I don't think it would be a possible life for any one else. – With Rimington by L. March Phillipps
  13. When I say her days of perfection, I mean perfection of build, gear, seaworthy qualities and case of handling, not the perfection of speed. – The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad
  14. The captured vessel was carefully surveyed; she had been considerably damaged in the contest, but she was still seaworthy, and Mr. Blowitt was appointed prize- master to take her to New York. – Within The Enemy's Lines SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  15. Besides, they were crazy, leaky, and scarcely seaworthy; and the crews numbered only one hundred and twenty men, most of them pressed, and all hating the service. – Amos Huntingdon by T.P. Wilson
  16. The ship was stanch and eminently seaworthy. – His Unknown Wife by Louis Tracy
  17. The two other ships were not to be seen, and I suppose that they outsailed ours, for she had never been of the swiftest, though staunch and seaworthy in any weather. – A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles Whistler
  18. Now that you've brought it up, what I did was save the lives of some fifty men who were about to drown for want of a seaworthy longboat. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  19. To the best of his belief the craft was thoroughly seaworthy. – His Unknown Wife by Louis Tracy