The course of the periagua brought her within fifty feet of the sloop-of-war.
When the war came on he was serving on the sloop-of-war Cumberland.
Manly's activity proved very harassing to the British, and the sloop-of-war "Falcon" was sent out to capture the Yankee.
One dark night she was struck amidships by a 2,000-ton British sloop-of-war.
He had another woesome account of a sloop-of-war in which he had gone through the Straits of Magellan.
As far as I can make it out, he was an officer on board a sloop-of-war.
Farragut chose the sloop-of-war Hartford for his flagship and sailed merrily away for the mighty river.
Footnote 164: This was a sloop-of-war, carrying twenty guns.
But before they met the Governor at his table, a sloop-of-war arrived from the fleet with despatches from the Commander-in-Chief.
The Yorktown, American sloop-of-war, was here the other day.