Usage examples for vessels

  1. The crew grumbled very much at this proceeding, which they did not understand; in fact they argued from it that the Admiral was making straight for Spain, and this, in the crazy condition of the vessels, naturally alarmed them. – Christopher Columbus, Volume 7 And The New World Of His Discovery, A Narrative by Filson Young
  2. At the same moment the roaring noise of the water was completely drowned in a kind of shrill shriek- such a sound as you might imagine given out by the water- pipes of many thousand steam- vessels, letting off their steam all together. – Selections From Poe by J. Montgomery Gambrill
  3. And all vessels have some port or other for their destination, and it is only there that we can hope to find this man. – The Waif of the "Cynthia" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
  4. Mark made no answer, but crept into as secure a place as he could beside his officer, gazed away at the dimly- seen vessels, and listened to the dull report of gun after gun. – The Black Bar by George Manville Fenn
  5. Can no help be given to these vessels? – The Wandering Jew, Book II. by Eugene Sue
  6. But they met; not the two vessels only, but the three. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  7. Another bank of fog was rolling up, in which the two vessels would soon be involved. – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  8. 12, 485. Are there vessels of that class in use in Shetland? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. When the approaching vessels were a little more than five hundred yards apart, the Ithuriel, who had settled up with all the destroyers and torpedo boats she could find, rose to the north of the now broken French line. – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  10. It was now five o'clock in the morning, and there was movement on board of the other vessels, which lay not far from the ship. – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  11. At 10 A. M. he discovered four vessels making all sail towards him. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  12. Or, which is still better, and very easy to do, two large Vessels may be set near together, one of which should be placed considerably higher than the other. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
  13. Vessels are constantly fitting out from the United States to this part of the world- if such a thing can be effected by mere human agency, I will be on board one of them, if not, I both can and will purchase and fit out a vessel myself. – An Old Sailor's Yarns by Nathaniel Ames
  14. In the meantime, the two vessels were tearing through the water without much change in their relative positions. – The Wreckers of Sable Island by J. Macdonald Oxley
  15. And if anyone had been there to notice, they would have seen that it was the little vessels and not the big ones that he examined most attentively. – The Strange Story Book by Mrs. Andrew Lang
  16. King Alfred, who was himself building several war vessels of ordinary size, took great interest in Edmund's craft and paid several visits to it while it was in progress. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  17. Several vessels, now lying at Passage, will sail this day, these taking five hundred and fifty passengers . – Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign by John Ashton
  18. By sun- rise of the first January, 1608, both vessels were under sail, and by six p. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  19. " I suppose you have heard there is going to be a war, and it is necessary to find out what vessels go into the bay," said the captain of the tug, when he had brought his craft quite near the steamer. – Taken by the Enemy by Oliver Optic
  20. Only I did call to mind that there be many fishing- vessels in the harbor. – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger