Sentence examples for sloop from high-quality English sources.

  • Then a great storm arose, mountainous seas, and the sloop was destroyed.

  • He served on the sloop flagship of Farragut's West Coast Blockading Squadron.

  • In 1776 he was lieutenant of the sloop Hornet in the West Indies and thereafter began his close association with Nelson.

  • On the night of February 17, 1864, US Navy sailors aboard the sloop-of-war USS Housatonic were watching the approaches to Charleston Harbor.

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  • In 1903 Roald Amundsen and his crew aboard the sloop Gjøa began a mission to sail through the Northwest Passage and around the northern Canadian coast.

  • So if for some bizarre reason you want a sloop, but one whose hull is riddled with holes, it will not be literally true to say you want a sloop.

  • “Based on the type of construction, marine archaeologist Warren Riess hypothesised that the vessel is a sloop of the revolutionary war age,” Sharon Cummins wrote for Seacoast Online.

  • That emboldened local Captain Jeremiah O’Brian, whose crew of men from present day Machias, Maine climbed aboard the Unity sloop and captured the crew of the HMS Margaretta that June.

  • One sloop, the Success, was involved in one of the first naval battles of the war on 14 May 1775 just 25 days after the opening shots of the revolution at the Battle of Lexington and Concord.

  • Sailors also built a desk for the Navy secretary that not only includes materials from the Constitution, but from the frigate Chesapeake; battleships Texas, New Jersey and Arizona; and sloop of war Constellation as well.

  • But a database search of 2,500 shipwrecks across the globe, from the revolution to the nuclear age, did not return any records indicating it was a known American sloop, Navy history command spokeswoman Sandra Gall told The Washington Post on Monday.

  • In the 1970s and ’80s he was active in a program to remove pollution from the Hudson River, building the Hudson River sloop Clearwater, promoting festivals for its maintenance, and engaging in environmental demonstrations, particularly antinuclear ones.

sloop sentence examples

  • We were boarded about the same time by both the pirates, who entered furiously at the head of their men; but finding us all prostrate upon our faces (for so I gave order), they pinioned us with strong ropes, and setting guard upon us, went to search the sloop.

  • If I say ‘I want a sloop’, someone who offers to buy me any sloop floating in the harbor could reasonably complain ‘You should have said that’ if I decline the offer on the grounds that none of those sloops meets my unstated requirement of having a hull riddled with holes.

  • After all, we certainly seem to use them to talk about particular objects; when I say “I want the sloop to the right of that one,” I seem to be expressing a desire to possess a particular sloop, not just a desire to be relieved from slooplessness in some complicated fashion.

  • Therefore, in hopes to defray some of the charges he must be at, he bought a sloop, loaded it with several sorts of goods, wherewith the Tonquinese usually trade to the neighbouring islands, and putting fourteen men on board, whereof three were of the country, he appointed me master of the sloop, and gave me power to traffic, while he transacted his affairs at Tonquin.


  • noun artifact

    - a sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat's length aft of the bow

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