The American warship "Nipsic" was cast upon the beach, but was afterwards floated and saved.
In the spring it is visited by a great number of boats, to protect which a small Hellenic warship has sometimes been despatched.
The term is also used of structures resembling these articles, especially of the framework of booms, spars and netting forming a protection for a warship against torpedo attack.
Early in his presidency, in a 1953 address that would become known as his "Cross of Iron" speech, he declared, "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
Cambon, Admiral Fournier and General Brugere, a detachment of sailors and marines from the warship " Gaulois " being present.