There were also several other frigates and three line-of-battle ships in the harbour.
It is supposed that they belonged to a line-of-battle —-—File: 159.
The French line-of-battle ship had suffered dreadfully from the fire of the Portsmouth.
At length a puff of smoke was seen issuing from the line-of-battle ship.
At 12.45 the French line-of-battle ships ran up in most magnificent style and engaged the batteries on the sea side.
“She is a large ship—a line-of-battle ship, I suspect,” he observed.
Hughes at once profited by it, chasing the convoy (c), knowing that the line-of-battle ships must follow.
As we closed with the line-of-battle ship she opened fire on us.
A line-of-battle ship and three frigates were still missing.
At the former battle he commanded a Spanish line-of-battle ship.