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a medium size square-rigged warship of the 18th and 19th centuries

a United States warship larger than a destroyer and smaller than a cruiser

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So when the frigate had been armed for a long campaign, and provided with formidable fishing apparatus, no one could tell what course to pursue.
The dashing young frigate captain, the man who in middle age was nothing loth to give chase single-handed in his seventy-four to a whole fleet, the man of enterprise and consummate judgment, the old Admiral of the Fleet, the good and trusted servant of his country under two kings and a queen, had felt correctly Nelson's influence, and expressed himself with precision out of the fulness of his seaman's heart.
An English frigate was just about to sail, and the three travellers procured passage on board of her.
I am lieutenant of the king's frigate the 'Pomona,' and my name is Louis Constant de Pressigny."
That one frigate was well worth more, to live in, than the best house in the island.
“By the Lord Harry, woman, I should as soon think of calling the Boadishey a clumsy frigate. What the devil would you have?
When you come to a frigate, of course, you are more confined; though any reasonable woman may be perfectly happy in one of them; and I can safely say, that the happiest part of my life has been spent on board a ship.
The Philippines and HHI signed a PHP16-billion contract for two missile-armed frigates with another PHP2 billion set aside for its weapon systems and munition.
Glasgow MP Sweeney said: "We can build a world-class shipyard in Glasgow in time for the second batch of Type 26 frigates and ultimately move towards having a permanent production line of ships."
Last year, the Senate conducted an investigation into Go's alleged intervention to favor a supplier of a combat management system for two frigates from South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries.
Previously, Malacanang was accused of intervening in the acquisition of combat management systems (CMS) for the Navy's frigates.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the acquisition of two frigates for the Philippine Navy will further boost the country's ability to defend its territory.
The new frigate is part of a deal of e1/41bn ($1.12bn) with French Naval Group company signed in 2014 to provide four frigates to Egypt's navy forces.
Admiral DeWolf would struggle to earn his nickname today if he skippered one of the Type 26 frigates. These are to become the primary combatant vessel of the Royal Canadian Navy.