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gunboats

and battleships
n. big feet; big shoes. Get those battleships off my sofa! Hasn’t he got the biggest gunboats you ever saw?
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Colonel Deng further explained that only one barge and two gunboats survived the Tuesday fierce battles on the Nile and the government's remnant forces retreated back towards Unity state and to Juba from where they launched the military convoy.
Cohn said the ship was very similar to the gunboat Philadelphia, which was found in Lake Champlain in 1935.
Referring to the UN resolutions which allow entrance of foreign warships in the Gulf to fight pirates, Qaderpanah reiterated, "At present 30 battleships and gunboats from different countries are deployed in the Gulf of Aden.
Thousands of South Korean troops backed by helicopters, gunboats and tracker dogs searched a rugged, mountainous area this morning for armed North Korean infiltrators who apparently sneaked into South Korea by submarine early Wednesday.
Israeli gunboats shelled Izbet Abed Rabbo area east Jabalia and Anusseirat refugee camp in the heart of Gaza Strip with no reported injuries.
Western areas of Gaza City came under shellfire from Israeli gunboats as troops flooded inner cities to encircle Hamas militants who kept up rocket attacks across the border.
A flotilla of Cuban exiles reached the edge of Cuban waters Saturday and honored 41 refugees who died two years ago when their fleeing tug was sunk by communist gunboats.
AMERICA yesterday told Iran it would sink any gunboats that threatened its Navy.
Israeli gunboats also shelled the Beirut-Tyre coastal highway, cutting off the main supply route to the south.
The source added that the fishing boats have been surrounded and intersected by Israeli gunboats.
GAZA, Oct 16 (KUNA) -- Israeli gunboats shelled on Friday morning different
Iranian gunboats have "buzzed" US warships in the Persian Gulf, racing along next to them.
Despite talk of a cease-fire, Israeli gunboats strafed the main coastal highway Saturday, damaging several cars and terrorizing travelers.
On the other hand, the Israeli gunboats opened their fires on the Palestinian fishing boats opposite to the cities of Rafah and Khan Younis but no injuries were reported.
Two gunboats rammed their yacht as they sailed from their home in Dubai to Abu Musa, an island claimed by Iran and the United Arab Emirates.