When vessels are sent from one place to another, state whether it is not frequently the case that they take shelter in roadsteads?
Among men-of-war anchored in roadsteads or in port such events are even now, of course, not uncommon.
In the roadsteads maneuvered silently the vessels which had just taken their rank to facilitate the embarkation.
All these roadsteads are protected from southerly winds by the high land of the Isle of Wight.
These roadsteads are common all through the Orkneys, and afford excellent shelter for small vessels.
Its voracity often brings it round ships even in roadsteads, and near the coast.
Besides, you have harbours and roadsteads, without which it is not possible to turn a naval power to account.
He painted the peaceful life of rivers, the poetry of wide estuaries, the regulated stir of roadsteads and ports.
The clearing of the roadsteads became almost a yearly festival and a certain necessity.