Words nearby fire ship
Origin of fire ship
Examples from the Web for fire ship
Within half a cable's length of them was a fire-ship, with six others following in a compact semicircle.The Rock of the Lion|Molly Elliot Seawell
The command was given to officers not noble, with the grade of captain of fire-ship.
A little to the windward of the position assigned to the English corvette Dartmouth there lay a Turkish fire-ship.History of Modern Europe 1972-1878|C. A. Fyffe
A fire-ship, filled with every combustible substance, was towed into their midst, and at ten o'clock the torch was applied.Harper's New Monthly Magazine|Various
Having cleaned the vessels and fitted up a fire-ship, the squadron landed at Paita, but found it deserted.The Monarchs of the Main, Volume II (of 3)|Walter Thornbury