Usage examples for corvette

  1. The fact was, that on the other side of the cape was the port and town of Carthagena, and these gun- boats had been sent out to the assistance of the corvette. – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  2. I was a retired navy lieutenant; I dreamed of the sea, of our squadron, and of the corvette in which I had made the cruise round the world. – The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  3. After some consultation with Krantz, Philip agreed that, as the corvette was in such a crippled state, and the nations were not actually at war, it would be advisable to release her with all the prisoners. – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat