The ships were undermanned, for the sailors, too, had been ashore feasting.
The expedition had been poorly outfitted and undermanned from the beginning.
As we were undermanned, it was necessary to be very careful in that respect.
There should have been twenty, but to be undermanned has been English fashion since Agincourt.
This too was undermanned and the two women at once took their places at the oars.
It looks as though Jaggard's printing office was undermanned.
Bob had little leisure, for the Service was undermanned for the work it must do.
To send an undermanned fleet into the Mediterranean, while France was preparing a blow at Ireland, seemed almost foolhardy.
The Spanish ships, if higher and of greater size, and therefore dangerous at close quarters, were unwieldy and undermanned.
He finally lost his life through venturing out to sea in stormy weather with an undermanned boat.