corvette

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  • Only two corvettes out of a total of four are still in service.
  • These four corvettes served together for the remainder of the war at sea.
  • There was little risk to the corvettes as they met very little resistance at sea.
  • During this time, the corvette captured at least three small vessels.
  • A change in the wind permitted all but one corvette to escape.
  • Three little corvettes from two men-o'-war and four big frigates! Cited from Carette of Sark, by John Oxenham
  • The original idea captured the interest and imagination of Corvette fans all over the world.
  • Malta, I think, will fall very soon, if these other corvettes do not get in. Cited from The Letters of Lord Nelson to Lady Hamilton, Vol. I, by Horatio Nelson
  • They were both Castle-class corvettes built during the Second World War.
  • They were both Castle-class corvettes built during the Second World War.
  • All of the four corvettes lost during activities related to World War II are in this group.
  • As chief engineer, he was heavily involved in the development of the Corvette sports car.
  • This included some corvettes that were later transferred to the United States.
  • The National Corvette Museum is located a few miles from the event.
  • These forced the U-boat to the surface and it was at once engaged by gun- fire from the corvette.
  • She and her class were among the last of the sailing corvettes.
  • She was the only one of the ten corvettes transferred from the Royal Navy who was not returned.
  • The light treatment would continue for all following model year Corvettes until 2014.
  • They would be given an extended air defense capability, making them the world's first air defense corvettes.
  • Four of them missed completely, the fifth hit the corvette just as she was coming forward of the target.
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Meaning of corvette

  • noun A highly maneuverable escort warship; smaller than a destroyer