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noun as in large boat

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Had Dunmore sailed home to Britain rather than try to govern the Old Dominion from a warship cruising the Chesapeake, the result would have been the same.

Electric Boat Company had struggled in the 1920s and 1930s with its reputation as a “merchant of death,” having sold warships to all sides in major wars.

Possible targets could include a hostile nation’s nuclear launch sites or warships.

That’s the situation right now for the Vasa, a massive warship in Sweden that sank in 1628.

I’m flying through the Nadiri Dockyards, where the New Republic constructs warships to take on the ever-expanding Galactic Empire.

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The motors are powerful enough to push the massive warship along at better than 30 knots.

Users include the Singapore navy: What small-warship commander would turn down a 1,000-foot mast?

Ahmed Abu Khattala is on the USS New York, a warship that contains 7.5 tons of steel from the ruins of the Twin Towers in its bow.

The tactical balance between the surface warship and the submarine has strategic impact.

Lawmakers have tried to halt the French sale of the Mistral, an amphibious warship, to the Russian Navy.

Thursday, we were startled by the note of guns, and presently after heard it was an English warship.

News came that this daring American warship was taking prize after prize, burning some and sending their crews ashore.

It was old and rotten and leaky, and not fit for a warship, but its new commander made the best he could of it.

Occasionally a Surveying Service warship would peep above the horizon, watching her.

Maybe he, like the warship, saw our name—‘U-13’—on the side of the vessel!


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to warship, such as: battleship, corvette, cutter, destroyer, frigate, and gunboat.

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