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put (out) to sea

To begin or set out on a voyage at sea. I thought life as a sailor would be filled with adventure, but I've come to really dread putting out to sea. Our cruise puts to sea in just 10 days, I can't wait!
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Those taking part set off from Falmouth in March 1942, with the aim of destroying St Nazaire dock and preventing the Tirpitz, the Germans' largest and most powerful warship, from putting to sea and destroying Allied shipping.
Coastguards, currently on a 48-hour strike, denied the dispute delayed the Blackpool lifeboat putting to sea.
They say fuel is so dear it is not worth them putting to sea.
Two 68p stamps have images of the combined Franco-Spanish fleet putting to sea from Cadiz and the Royal Navy fleet attacking in two columns.
Measures agreed between the Government and Europe have forbidden crews from putting to sea more than 15 days a month to trawl for white fish.
The Renfrew-based LR5 rescue sub was yesterday on its way home without even putting to sea in the crisis.
FIVE canoeists had to be rescued after putting to sea in a Force Eight gale.