After obtaining leave from the doge to go out and give battle, he sailed into the roadstead on the 25th.
In this roadstead, strange to us both, Burns and I remained on deck almost all the time.
It blowing too fresh to get a pilot, we ran into a roadstead at the mouth of the Shannon, and anchored with both bowers.
To quit a port or roadstead, and proceed to the destination.
In front is the great Hampton roadstead, usually containing fleets of wind-bound vessels and some men-of-war.
We had a very short passage to Batavia, and anchored in the roadstead.
The roadstead was fairly full of shipping, which included a gunboat, one or two steamers, and several large sailing-ships.
All the armament mustered at the roadstead of St. Valery, at the mouth of the Somme.
The roadstead of Lorient is a great deep-water harbour, which can shelter the largest ships afloat.
The Persian fleet sailed from the roadstead of Phalerum during that same night.