Origin of vessel
Related formsves·seled; especially British, ves·selled, adjectiveun·ves·seled, adjective
Can be confusedvassal vessel
Examples from the Web for vessels
Still, the security on the vessels—big or small—is nonexistent.
Every year 14,000 vessels serve 1,7000 ports in 160 countries as they make their way through this Atlantic-to-Pacific pathway.
Taylor has rescued various coral cuttings from damaged reef systems nearby, placing them inside the vessels to promote re-growth.Artist Jason deCaires Taylor’s Underwater Sculptures Are a Sight to Sea|Justin Jones|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They say that the Italians were careless with the use of armed guards aboard the vessels.
Seven vessels and 113 hostages remain in captivity off Somalia, according to the IMB.Somalia Offers Amnesty to Junior Pirates to End Hijackings|Jay Bahadur|March 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To that I would qualify, provided an opportunity were given me to make sure that she is, in all respects, as other vessels are.The Red Rover|James Fenimore Cooper
One of the Dutch vessels captured was to go as almiranta; but it did not make the voyage, as it was unseaworthy.
When they entered the harbor of Balaklava, they found all the vessels crowded with people.Florence Nightingale the Angel of the Crimea|Laura E. Richards
They therefore made tents of their sails, and unloaded their vessels.The Monarchs of the Main, Volume III (of 3)|Walter Thornbury
Frigates were ever on the watch in the Straits to chase any French vessels that left port.The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)|John Holland Rose