Boats

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Hauraki Plains - River Transport - Ship Traffic
... Ships of all sizes plied the rivers of the Hauraki Plains, from tiny row boats to huge barques although, most of the boats were steamers and the engines were made ... The majority of the boats were steamers, but some were paddle steamers ... There were even brass bands on some boats and room for dancing on the decks ...
HMS Tonnant (1798) - British Service - War of 1812 - New Orleans
... Immediately before the battle, boats from Tonnant participated in the British victory at the Battle of Lake Borgne. 12 and 15 December 1814, Captain Lockyer of Sophie led a flotilla of some 50 boats, barges, gigs and launches to attack the US gunboats ... Lockyer deployed the boats in three divisions, of which he led one ...
British T Class Submarine - Design and Development
... tons, a maximum of 2,000 tons for any boat, and maximum armament of one 5.1 in (130 mm) gun ... crisis and would have difficulty affording enough boats to meet their allowance ... the "Repeat P" designation and give all boats names starting with "T" ...
Plunger Class Submarine - Boats
... Theodore Roosevelt tour USS Adder / A-2 Designation Submarine Torpedo Boat No ... training, peace time patrol USS Grampus / A-3 Designation Submarine Torpedo Boat No ... / A-4 Designation Submarine Torpedo Boat No ...
Brother Of Jared - Life - Journey To The Promised Land
... was then instructed to build "barges" or boats ... After building the boats, Mahonri worried about how the insides of the boats would be lit during their journey across the sea ... The Lord told Mahonri he should figure out a way to light the boats, and so the Brother of Jared produced sixteen stones from molten rock, two for each ship, and they were white and clear, just like ...

Famous quotes containing the word boats:

    Three miles long and two streets wide, the town curls around the bay ... a gaudy run with Mediterranean splashes of color, crowded steep-pitched roofs, fishing piers and fishing boats whose stench of mackerel and gasoline is as aphrodisiac to the sensuous nose as the clean bar-whisky smell of a nightclub where call girls congregate.
    Norman Mailer (b. 1923)

    You men have proved that PT boats have some value in this war. Washington wants you back in the States to build them up. Those are my orders.
    Frank W. Wead (1895?–1947)

    The frowsy sponge boats keep coming in
    with the obliging air of retrievers,
    Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979)