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  • There, on the beach, not fifty feet away, bow on, dismasted, was a black-hulled vessel.

    Chapter 32

  • That nameless black-hulled ship of Ulysses, that long black train, that Terraplane, that mystery train, that Rocket '88', that Buick 6 - same journey, same miracle, same end and endlessness.

    Mop Tops in Action #21

  • Waiting on the little bridge was far from being wearisome, there was such a fascination in watching the costumed and manifold life of the harbor, the black-hulled, sullen-looking steamers from

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • Another set of piers ran along the far side of the bay, but all the vessels at those piers were the black-hulled warships of various sizes, all steam-powered, with iron hulls and a white superstructure and white gun turrets.

    Wellspring of Chaos

  • How gloriously he would go plowing the dancing seas, in his long, low, black-hulled racer, the Spirit of the Storm, with his grisly flag flying at the fore!

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

  • A few bodies were dug intact from the Italian cemetery, they were carried back to Italy on a black-hulled ship of war, and efforts were made to identify them.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • The Alhambra, the patrol boat and the black-hulled police boat had been joined by a helicopter.


  • Then one walked northward toward a black-hulled ship.

    The Order War

  • Then the crewmen scrambled onto the black-hulled schooner, whose colors and lack of flag almost certainly announced her as a smuggler.

    The Order War

  • Docked closer inshore on the pier was a two-masted, black-hulled schooner with a single side-wheel and a thin runnel.

    The Order War


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