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Usage examples for starboard

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Then came an awful yell from a dozen voices- starboard! – Mr. Meeson's Will by H. Rider Haggard
  4. You're certain, Jack, it was the starboard locker? – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  5. The other boats lay near us, both of them to starboard. – Jim Davis by John Masefield
  6. Thar's Killykinick to starboard! – Killykinick by Mary T. Waggaman
  7. " Run up the foresail and haul in the starboard- sheet. – A Chapter of Adventures by G. A. Henty
  8. Now, starboard oars, give way." – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. " Couple of points to starboard, you. – Command by William McFee
  12. Also the ship herself is " cast to port or starboard" when getting under way. – The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad
  13. 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
  14. 5. Apply starboard tack Leeway -. – Lectures in Navigation by Ernest Gallaudet Draper
  15. Hard a starboard for your lives! – The Honour of the Flag by W. Clark Russell
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Back water port, pull starboard. – The Black Bar by George Manville Fenn
  19. Women and children starboard. – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann
  20. Haul aft the starboard sheets! – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
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