How to use ship of war in a sentence
In her, on the 4th of July of the same year, he hoisted the first stars and stripes that had ever waved over a ship-of-war.South American Fights and Fighters | Cyrus Townsend Brady
The massive hull of the ship-of-war, black in the cold, white rays of the moon, passed rapidly up the Elizabeth River.The Naval History of the United States | Willis J. Abbot.
The marines on a ship-of-war are men about whom most people know nothing.Four American Naval Heroes | Mabel Beebe
A boatswain on board an English ship-of-war is a more important personage than he is apt to be on board an American.The Wing-and-Wing | J. Fenimore Cooper
He, the while, with steady impetus pushed forward his armament, like a ship-of-war prow forward.Hellenica | Xenophon