Boats

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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 ... Between 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 ...
Brother Of Jared - Life - Journey To The Promised Land
... Mahonri 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 ... 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 ...
Plunger Class Submarine - Boats
... USS Plunger (SS-2) / A-1 Designation Submarine Torpedo Boat No ... tour USS Adder / A-2 Designation Submarine Torpedo Boat No ... testing, training, peace time patrol USS Grampus / A-3 Designation Submarine Torpedo Boat No ...
British T Class Submarine - Design and Development
... the total British submarine fleet to 52,700 tons, a maximum of 2,000 tons for any boat, and maximum armament of one 5.1 in (130 mm) gun ... Britain was in a financial crisis and would have difficulty affording enough boats to meet their allowance ... the "Repeat P" designation and give all boats names starting with "T" ...
Hauraki Plains - River Transport - Ship Traffic
... rivers of the Hauraki Plains, from tiny row boats to huge barques although, most of the boats were steamers and the engines were made at A G Price in ... 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 ...

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)

    Away down the river,
    A hundred miles or more,
    Other little children
    Shall bring my boats ashore.
    Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)

    Fortune brings in some boats that are not steer’d.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)