Close behind her came another of the mosquito fleet, towed by a transport.
This mosquito fleet appeared to have a big job on its hands to convoy this Armada across.
The value of this 'mosquito fleet' as a school for yachting cannot be over-estimated.
The mosquito fleet, as it was called, seconded the shore batteries in the bombardment.
To these were added five large rowboats or barges, which were called the mosquito fleet.
This mosquito fleet was the only means for bringing outside traders to the town.
This was only one of many encounters that the mosquito fleet had with the pirates.
I have heard mention of what is called President Jefferson's mosquito fleet.
Then a mighty cheer went up from the men of the mosquito fleet, in which the passengers aboard the Glasgow joined with a will.
But the smaller steamers and gunboats of the "mosquito fleet" went in, and the town was surrendered without firing a shot.