Usage examples for starboard

  1. Through the night the ship would travel over the dangerous lanes of the sea with only her small port and starboard lights. – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. His bewildered gaze discovered first Liane Delorme, drawn up rigidly- she seemed for some reason to be standing tiptoe- against the starboard partition, near her stateroom door. – Alias The Lone Wolf by Louis Joseph Vance
  3. " Run up the foresail and haul in the starboard- sheet. – A Chapter of Adventures by G. A. Henty
  4. Haul aft the starboard sheets! – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  5. Women and children starboard. – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann
  6. " Couple of points to starboard, you. – Command by William McFee
  7. Having delivered the port broadside, the American fleet turned, heading toward the shore, and moved back toward the northeast, delivering the starboard broadside. – Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White
  8. 5. Apply starboard tack Leeway -. – Lectures in Navigation by Ernest Gallaudet Draper
  9. The other boats lay near us, both of them to starboard. – Jim Davis by John Masefield
  10. Hard a starboard for your lives! – The Honour of the Flag by W. Clark Russell
  11. Their purpose, whatever it might have been, was arrested for a moment by Bunks suddenly shouting at the top of his lungs- " Light on the starboard bow!" – The Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne
  12. One man alone stood apart from the rest, upon the starboard quarter, who seemed, by his intense gaze, to be trying to make out some vessel at a distance. – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX by Alexander Leighton
  13. Back water port, pull starboard. – The Black Bar by George Manville Fenn
  14. A quarter of an hour after the shattered boat had dropped astern the moon rose on the starboard bow. – By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic by G.A. Henty
  15. Thus with an east wind, if she head north, she is on the starboard tack; if south, on the port. – The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence by A. T. Mahan
  16. Then came an awful yell from a dozen voices- starboard! – Mr. Meeson's Will by H. Rider Haggard
  17. Also the ship herself is " cast to port or starboard" when getting under way. – The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad
  18. Thar's Killykinick to starboard! – Killykinick by Mary T. Waggaman
  19. You're certain, Jack, it was the starboard locker? – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper