Where in olden days jack tars had fought for hours, they now fought for minutes.
Here, I have a request from the second mate, and one or two more of the jack tars down there.
It was only as we crept past a great cruiser, whose rails were crowded with Jack Tars, that cheers and banter greeted us.
All summer long great iron-clads bring their imposing bulks to anchor off the Dockyard, and Jack Tars in foolish, merry, and alas!
She was the leading spirit at the Liberty Club for colored soldiers and jack tars.
The conduct of the Jack Tars also stuck another feather in their already well-decorated caps.
Four stout, tall fellows, hard and resolute in feature and decided in action, proclaimed their near alliance to British Jack Tars.
Our noble Jack Tars had carried all before them, and their gallant deeds resounded throughout the world.
From all sides the jack tars, who dared not close with the pirate chief, fired pistols at him.
It is from the families of such men as these that we get most of our merchant sailors and the Jack Tars of our great Navy.