Holmes - Ships

Ships

  • HMS Holmes, more than one ship of the British Royal Navy
  • USS Holmes, more than one United States Navy ship

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USS Congress (1799) - Quasi-War
... in company with Essex to escort merchant ships to the East Indies ... Congress made routine patrols escorting American merchant ships and seeking out French ships to capture ...
Essex (disambiguation) - Transportation
... Essex V6 engine USS Essex, any of several US Navy ships Essex class aircraft carrier, named for the lead ship HMS Essex, five ships of the Royal Navy Essex (ship), any of several civilian ships Essex (wh ...
Franklin, Virginia - History - The Civil War
... of local Confederates opened fire on the ships ... As stated by an officer aboard one of the ships, "The fighting was the same—Here and there high banks with dense foliage, a narrow and very crooked stream, with frequent heavy firing of ... In the end, the Confederate attempts failed as no soldiers were captured and no ships were lost ...
History Of Iceland - Republic of Iceland - Cod Wars
... Iceland deployed a total of eight ships six Coast Guard vessels and two Polish-built stern trawlers, to enforce her control over fishing rights ... In response, the UK deployed a total of twenty-two frigates, seven supply ships, nine tug-boats and three auxiliary ships to protect its 40 fishing trawlers ... While few shots were fired during the seven-month conflict, several ships were rammed on both sides, causing damage to the vessels and a few injuries and deaths to the crews ...
USS Cumberland (1842)
... She was the first ship sunk by the ironclad CSS Virginia ... to build several ships-of-the-line and several new frigates, of which Cumberland was to be one ... Parker Upshur came to office that the ship was finished ...

Famous quotes containing the word ships:

    Shuttles in the rocking loom of history,
    the dark ships move, the dark ships move,
    their bright ironical names
    like jests of kindness on a murderer’s mouth;
    Robert Earl Hayden (1913–1980)

    A modern fleet of ships does not so much make use of the sea as exploit a highway.
    Joseph Conrad (1857–1924)

    I saw three ships go sailing by,
    Over the sea, the lifting sea....
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)