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“Straits of Le Maire into this gray storm-ocean, that once again we found ourselves hove to directly off the Horn.”
“We held on this one till about twelve o'clock, and then hove to upon the windswept waste to wait until the vessel came.”
“Elsinore was hove to on the port tack at the time, under very short canvas.”
“We are hove to for a Packet, and she is coming up fast, so my stave will be short, with a strong breeze, which is to say I am quite well.”
“The schooner was hove to under jib, foresail, and mainsail.”
“We hove to for orders, and were immediately despatched to Scutari, for which place we started with the evening breeze, and by eight-o clock we were well into the Sea of Marmora.”
“And so was our schooner Sophie Sutherland hove to off the Japan coast, near Cape Jerimo, on April 10, 1893.”
“Toward the end of January two more ships hove to off Tilbury Fort, an oversized sixth-rater and a neat-looking sloop.”
“The guard boat hove to under the Kittys quarter, presumably because she was the ship showing the signal flags, and was therefore deemed to be the ship in command of the small convoy.”
“We entered Auckland harbour (from England) early on the morning of February 28, 1863, and hove to off the North Head, to wait for the Bishop coming off from Kohimarama before going up the harbour.”
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