frigate


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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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Until further information, therefore, I shall maintain it to be a sea-unicorn of colossal dimensions, armed not with a halberd, but with a real spur, as the armoured frigates, or the `rams' of war, whose massiveness and motive power it would possess at the same time.
An English frigate was just about to sail, and the three travellers procured passage on board of her.
One bright afternoon, a gig, gaily bedizened with streamers, was observed to shove off from the side of one of the French frigates, and pull directly for our gangway.
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.
HMS Sutherland is a Type 23 frigate and has many Merseyside crew on board.
For the South Korean, Thai and Gulf Sates navies Imtech is providing innovative 'rudder-roll' technology on board a new frigate of the South Korean navy.
The French frigate Nivose - a member of the European naval force, EUNAVFOR Atalanta - intercepted, on 3 May, a supply boat and two small high-speed craft 900 kilometres east of Mombasa (Kenya).
The 4,900-tonne Type 23 frigate arrives alongside Britannia Quay for a four-day visit to the Welsh capital.
Navies around Asia, Europe and North America are enhancing their frigate and corvette fleets.
In 1804, he and his men burned the captured American super frigate, Philadelphia, as it stood in the harbor of the enemy.
On April 3, Thales (Paris, France) and Direction des Constructions Navales (DCN) (Paris, France) presented the frigate HMS Makkah (Mecca) to the Commander in Chief of the Royal Saudi Arabian Navy at an official ceremony held in Toulon.
In addition to our Foreign Purchaser's course, we were also asked to provide separate seminars to the Navy New Frigate Program Managers in Valparaiso, where the Navy is headquartered.