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Definition of Disembarkation

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

How to use disembarkation in a sentence. Disembarkation pronunciation.

The exigency demanded the speedy disembarkation of the greatest possible number of men.
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There were 118 wagons in the hold of the Cherokee, but it was not practicable to delay the disembarkation of the corps and hazard the fate of the whole campaign by utilizing the only wharf and all the boats two or three days to land these wagons.
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This loss proved to be very serious, for it delayed and embarrassed the disembarkation of the army.
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With the assistance of the small boats of the Navy, the disembarkation was to commence on the morning of the 22d at Baiquiri; on the 21st 500 insurgent troops were to be transferred from Aserraderos to Cujababo, increasing the force already there to 1,000 men.
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This force, under Gen. Castillo, was to attack the Spanish force at Baiquiri in the rear at the time of disembarkation.
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On the 23d the disembarkation was continued and about 6,000 more men landed.
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During the afternoon of this date the disembarkation of Kent's Division was commenced at Siboney, which enabled me to establish a base eight miles nearer Santiago and to continue the unloading of troops and supplies at both points.
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The disembarkation was continued throughout the night of the 23d and 24th, and by the evening of the 24th the disembarkation of my command was practically completed.
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Indeed, the lack of steam launches, lighters, scows, and wharves can only be appreciated by those who were on the ground directing the disembarkation and landing of supplies.
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The disembarkation was effected with delay and difficulty, occasioned by the inadequate size and number of the boats.
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The role assigned to the covering force was splendidly carried out up to a certain point, and a firm footing was obtained on the crest of the ridge which allowed the disembarkation of the remainder of the force to go on uninterruptedly except for the never-ceasing sniping.
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At midnight the captain of the sloop notified us that we were now at our place of disembarkation, and we began to scramble up the ladder, a small lamp hanging near by and out on deck.
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EVEN BE ABLE TO EFFECT A DISEMBARKATION.
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More substantial assistance was prevented not so much by the uncertainty as to where Hannibal was to be found and the want of a port of disembarkation in Italy, as by the fact that for many years the Spanish army had been accustomed to be self-sustaining, and above all by the murmurs of the peace party.
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That it would have been possible for a Phoenician fleet of any desired strength to effect a landing at Locri or Croton, especially as long as the port of Syracuse remained open to the Carthaginians and the fleet at Brundisium was kept in check by Macedonia, is shown by the unopposed disembarkation at Locri of 4000 Africans, whom Bomilcar about this time brought over from Carthage to Hannibal, and still more by Hannibal's undisturbed embarkation, when all had been already lost.
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When we reach Ch'i-Chow, I will give you a little money, and you must escape in the confusion of the disembarkation.
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The disease reigned supreme, however, and many individuals suffered for a long time yet after the disembarkation from paralyzed limbs, and some even died.
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The progress of the well-known sable barge up the narrow river having been noted by the passengers along its banks, as well as by those crossing Fleet Bridge, some curiosity was felt to ascertain whom it contained; and a crowd collected in front of the prison gate to witness the disembarkation.
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But, in truth, I do not believe that they would even be able to effect a disembarkation.
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The commencement of the journey from the farm of disembarkation lay along what is known as corduroy boards.
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Examples of Disembarkation

Example #1
The fight of La Guasimas emphasized the necessity of getting men to the front.
Example #2
The first supply problem, upon landing, was that of issuing rations; and, at the moment when every available boat was engaged in carrying troops ashore, it became necessary to put rations ashore also.
Example #3
By the time they could be taken off, the rains had made the roads almost impassable, and they could not all be used.
Example #4
It will be readily seen that this amount was very limited, and the only tentage possible was the shelter tent.
Example #5
On the morning of June 20th we arrived off Guantanamo Bay, and about noon reached the vicinity of Santiago, where Admiral Sampson came on board my headquarters transport.
Example #6
While passing along the north coast of Cuba one of the two barges we had in tow broke away during the night, and was not recovered.