Quotes having the keyword Fleet
Of whatsoever number a fleet of ships of war is composed, it is usually divided into three squadrons; and these, if numerous, are again separated into divisions.
by William Falconer (born in 1732) keywords: again, composed, divided, divisions, fleet, into, number, numerous, separated, ships, squadrons, these, three, usually, war , whatsoever
The admirals of his majesty's fleet are classed into three squadrons, viz. the red, the white, and the blue.
by William Falconer (born in 1732) keywords: blue, classed, fleet, his, into, majesty, red, squadrons, three, viz , white
The fleet being thus more inclosed will more readily observe the signals, and with greater facility form itself into the line of battle a circumstance which should be kept in view in every order of sailing.
by William Falconer (born in 1732) keywords: battle, being, circumstance, every, facility, fleet, form, greater, into, itself, kept, line, more, observe, order, readily, sailing, should, signals, thus, view, which , will
I thought Paulie could jump. I know he's not fleet of foot, but at least have some hops. I guess we know who is not going to win a gold glove. I was trying to become a spokesperson for the U.S. Postal Service.
by Billy Koch (born in 1974) keywords: become, could, fleet, foot, glove, going, gold, guess, jump, know, least, postal, service, some, spokesperson, thought, trying , win
Buonaparte has often made his boast that our fleet would be worn out by keeping the sea and that his was kept in order and increasing by staying in port; but know he finds, I fancy, if Emperors hear the truth, that his fleet suffers more in a night than ours in one year.
by Horatio Nelson (born in 1758) keywords: boast, emperors, fancy, finds, fleet, hear, his, increasing, keeping, kept, know, made, more, night, often, order, our, ours, out, port, sea, staying, suffers, than, truth, worn, would , year