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a weapon consisting of a ship carrying explosives that is set adrift to destroy enemy ships

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Pat Dobbs' decision to take Fire Ship over to the stands side turning for home was swiftly covered by Mosse with the remaining runners soon following suit.
Patriot fire ships failed to set Vandeput's vessel aflame and, by the end of the day, New York City had become the new headquarters for the British forces in the Thirteen Colonies.
35 Sandown Sporting (50:30:20:10) 14-17 Basem, 12-15 Sahaafy, 11-14 Spark Plug, 8-11 Halation, 7-9 Jacob Black, 6-8 You're Fired, Ifwecan, 4-6 Munaaser, Gabrial's Kaka, 3-5 Master Carpenter, Barye, Mister Universe, Tournament, 2-4 Baltic Knight, Fire Ship, 1-3 Boomshackerlacker, Melvin The Grate.
7-2 Eastern Sun, 13-2 Our Boy Billy, 20 Fire Ship, The sad story retold how a native of Gwynedd moved to New Zealand, got married, started a family then returned to Gwynedd, the intention being to give his five children a Welsh language education and more about their culture and history.
Also at Sandown a chance is taken on William Knight's Fire Ship finally getting back in the winner's enclosure in the Coral Challenge (2.
William Knight said he thought Fire Ship ran up to the same level in third as when he won this race 12 months ago and could now go for the Group 2 Joel Stakes at Newmarket if soft ground prevails.
Preview France FIRE SHIP attempts back-to-back wins in the Group 3 Prix Quincey (1.
Fire Ship clearly looks the latter and on his nal run of last season, he was only beaten a neck by French Navy in a Listed mile contest at Newmarket, looks capable of victory.
05 Goodwood Sporting (50:30:20:10) 10-13 Wentworth, 8-11 Dance And Dance, 7-9 Stirring Ballad, Captain Bertie, Cape Peron, 5-7 Brendan Brackan, Galician, Windhoek, Dream Tune, 3-5 Es Que Love, Field Of Dream, Two For Two, Fire Ship, Haafaguinea, 2-4 Sirius Prospect, Sandagiyr, Set The Trend, Spa's Dancer, Asatir, 1-3 St Moritz.
William Knight, trainer of Fire Ship "I'm hoping they get the forecast rain in sufficient amounts because the softer the ground the better for him.
Winning or placed form during the season is pretty vital too Elusive Time, Trade Commissioner, David Livingston, Fury, Fire Ship, Arsaadi and Winter's Night don't have it, so they can be added to the list of casualties.
Fire Ship has a few pounds to find on official ratings but is heading in the right direction, while Red Jazz invariably goes well at this track.
That contest is live on Channel 4, as is the Listed Betfred Ben Marshall Stakes, in which Fire Ship and Norwegian challenger Entangle are both chasing hat-tricks.
Plain-sailingforShip Many a jockey reckoned ground conditions were more testing than the official good to soft and that suited improving miler Fire Ship, who defied an 8lb rise in the weights to record his third handicap victory of the season.