How to use Spithead in a sentence
Anson arrived at Spithead, after a voyage of three years and nine months round the world.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
In the following year he was about to put to sea when the Spithead fleet mutinied.
The west tide was going, and a long stretch was made across Spithead, 'Britannia' giving her rival a blistering for a time.Yachting Vol. 2 | Various.
Howe commanded the channel fleet; he kept it at Spithead, and it did nothing of importance during the year.The Political History of England - Vol. X. | William Hunt
The Scorpion was in such a crazy state that she had nearly foundered between Spithead and Plymouth.
British Dictionary definitions for Spithead
an extensive anchorage between the mainland of England and the Isle of Wight, off Portsmouth
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