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Definition of Debarkation

  • Disembarkation.
  • the act of passengers and crew getting off of a ship or aircraft

How to use debarkation in a sentence. Debarkation pronunciation.

The lighter was warped to the pier at 11 o'clock, and the general tied his steam launch alongside to see that it was not disturbed until the debarkation was completed.
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About twelve of these did not join me, however, until after debarkation at Baiquiri, Cuba.
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He glanced suspiciously about the 'bus; for he perceived that an old instinct had prompted him to mount one which passed the Oval-a former point of debarkation when he lived in rooms near Kennington Park.
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In a comparatively short time the boats returned, took new loads, and the debarkation was afterward carried on quietly and systematically.
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Again, the massing of forces at the various points of debarkation was neither compact nor simultaneous,-a circumstance which occasioned so much delay, that the American government could not possibly close their eyes to the fact of the invasion, without compromising themselves before the world.
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Peninsula campaign enters a second stage with the debarkation of a new force of British troops in Suvla Bay, on the west of the peninsula.
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Moreover, Mr Vanslyperken had orders to draw from the dock-yard three large boats for the debarkation of the said troops; but the boats were not quite ready, one required a new gunwale, another three planks in the bottom, and the third having her stern out, it required all the carpenters in the yard to finish it by the next morning.
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At that time there was not more than three feet of water in the channel at the outlet of Corpus Christi Bay; the debarkation, therefore, had to take place by small steamers, and at an island in the channel called Shell Island, the ships anchoring some miles out from shore.
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The passage was a tedious one, and many of the troops were on shipboard over thirty days from the embarkation at the mouth of the Rio Grande to the time of debarkation south of Vera Cruz.
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The debarkation took place inside of the little island of Sacrificios, some three miles south of Vera Cruz.
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During the debarkation one shot took off the head of Major Albertis.
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When the debarkation commenced, I took a regiment down the river to post it as a guard against surprise.
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About eight o'clock we started from the point of debarkation, marching by the flank.
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From the beginning of the fighting our wounded had been carried to the houses at the rear, near the place of debarkation.
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The waters were high so that the bottoms were generally overflowed, leaving only narrow causeways of dry land between points of debarkation and the high bluffs.
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I had had this explored before, as well as the east bank below to ascertain if there was a possible point of debarkation north of Rodney.
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I was so much impressed with this idea that I renewed my request later in July and again about the 1st of August, and proposed sending all the troops necessary, asking only the assistance of the navy to protect the debarkation of troops at or near Mobile.
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They had liked leaving Plymouth and being at sea again; they wished that they need not be reminded of another debarkation by the energy of the crane in hoisting the Cherbourg baggage from the hold.
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Mrs. March wondered if they noticed the debarkation of the pivotal girl, whom she saw standing on the deck of the tender, with her hands at her waist, and giving now this side and now that side of her face to the young men waving their hats to her from the rail of the ship.
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She had this morning gone over to Hoboken to meet the transport he had said he expected to sail on, but having got down to the pier a little late, after the debarkation had begun, she could not be sure that she hadn't missed him.
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Examples of Debarkation

Example #1
This had been accomplished a mile outside in the offing, with the vessel rolling and pitching in the trough of the sea and on the crest of the gigantic rollers in so violent a manner that it was almost impossible for men to stand on their feet, much less handle such heavy material as guns and ammunition.
Example #2
By 11 o'clock the guns, carriages, 30,000 rounds of ammunition, four sets of double harness, and the detachment were on board the lighter.
Example #3
On June 25th I received verbal instructions from Gen. Shafter to disembark at once, select the necessary number of mules (two per gun), and get to the front as soon as possible, reporting on my arrival there to Gen. Wheeler, then in command of all the troops at the front.
Example #4
I was unable to obtain any tentage for myself, and had only shelter-tents for my men.
Example #5
How could he hope to fly the country, or even to hide himself, without money?
Example #6
With the exception of some twenty-five shillings in his pocket, he was penniless!