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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of dismast.


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  • If she has been dismasted, which is possible, you would scarcely discern her at the distance she must be off by this time.

    The Cruise of the Dainty Rovings in the Pacific

  • Dowrey plays a BOARDING ACTION on the now dismasted Royal Sovereign.

    Enemy in Sight, Turn 2: The Royal Sovereign falls « Third Point of Singularity

  • Eighteen years ago you were dismasted off the Plate in the


  • Two years ago he dismasted the Ghost in a gale on Bering Sea, whereupon the present masts were put in, which are stronger and heavier in every way.

    Chapter 6

  • "Thirty years ago I was dismasted right here off the Plate in a clap of wind that come on just as that come on."


  • "By the way, Mr. Pathurst," he remarked, "do you happen to remember how many years ago Mr. Mellaire said it was that he was dismasted and foundered off here?"


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

    Chapter 32

  • On the afternoon of the third day he picked up a schooner, dismasted and battered.

    Chris Farrington, Able Seaman

  • The Sybil was towed into port on the fifteenth “totally dismasted and without anchor or chains.”


  • That night, the Trumbull was caught in a storm and dismasted; the next morning the Iris found her again and took Nicholson and his crew prisoner.

    Robert Morris


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