Examples of sailor in a Sentence
He worked as a sailor on a cargo ship.
the sailors were glad to be arriving in port after their long voyage
Recent Examples of sailor from the Web
Instead, the sailor’s life will be ... just another cubicle job.
As a Navy pilot, McCain lived through a July 1967 fire that killed 134 sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin during the Vietnam War.
Nashiri, held by the U.S. since 2002, is accused of orchestrating al-Qaida’s Oct. 12, 2000 suicide bombing of the warship off Aden, Yemen, that killed 17 U.S. sailors.
Theurillat points out these are Koster's words and thoughts and not his own, ensuring the sailor is making as many correct decisions as possible.
This move not only saves on expense, but also brings aboard a technology that younger sailors are accustomed to and will require less training.
This is the latest fallout from a deadly series of ship mishaps in Asia this year that killed 17 U.S. sailors and left at least two U.S. warships gravely damaged.
Little Jim’s, 601 N. Causeway, dates to World War II, when thousands of sailors and soldiers were being trained on Hutchinson Island.
However, before the days of refrigeration, sailors were a menace to giant tortoises just about everywhere they were found.
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