"Elephant," British ship-of-the-line,Nelson's flagship at Copenhagen, ii.
Saumarez preferred the ship-of-the-line, Pellew the frigate.
One ship-of-the-line was of course thought equivalent to two or three floating batteries, if opposed to them in an interval.
This, if I mistake not, was the size of a ship-of-the-line in the navy of Liliput.
There fell an evil calm like this come two year ago when I was wrecked in a ship-of-the-line within sight of Havana.
By three o'clock she had come near enough for Biddle to make out that she was a ship-of-the-line.
"Redoutable," French ship-of-the-line,Nelson mortally wounded by a shot from, ii.
Not even the subsequent capture of both vessels by a British ship-of-the-line could dim the glory of this victory.
The game was up with the Wasp and her prize, for the new ship was the Poictiers, a great seventy-four ship-of-the-line.
In that day, even a French ship-of-the-line was no model of discipline or order, and a letter-of-marque was consequently worse.