Example sentences for: admiral

How can you use “admiral” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Edward Murphy, but Commander (later Admiral ) Joseph M. "Murph" Murphy.

  • One admiral declares that he was literally thus cradled, under the breast of a gun-carriage.”

  • Around the same time, he saved the career of Hyman Rickover, the father of the nuclear fleet, when Rickover was passed over for promotion to admiral in part because of anti-Semitism in the Navy.

  • On 12 April 1782, in the sea channel near Guadeloupe’s little off-shore islands of Les Saintes, a British fleet gained historic revenge against French Admiral de Grasse, of Yorktown fame, in a battle that is still talked about today.

  • Montréal’s oldest monument was somewhat provocatively erected in 1809, just four years after the British admiral’s devastating defeat of the French at Trafalgar.

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