Murray ordered a burst of machine-gun fire across its bows; the sampan
stopped, and three Indonesian soldiers were arrested.
Passing through villages which seemed to have forgotten time, a local boat took us up the Thu Bon River and I marvelled at local fishermen manoeuvring their tiny sampans
against the tide while still tending their nets.
working harbor, on freighters and scows, cement barges, sampans
Th e prize includes a dinner at the excellent oriental restaurant, Sampans
, and full use of the leisure facilities.
On the menu After glancing at the dishes on the menu of Sampans
restaurant, we immediately booked a table.
But it seems as if her mother, described in one document as Jenny One, has provided sampans
, sand and changed money for the Royal Navy round about the time of the First World War.
Her pace never slowed, and her toll came to include an aircraft carrier as well as escort vessels, freighters, and even the Asian rowboats known as sampans
. By the end of the war, Spadefish rated sixth in terms of total ships sunk, and fifth in terms of total tonnage.
The boats' engines were so noisy that when the wind was right they could be heard coming from three miles away, and, perhaps for that reason, had enormous trouble running down junks and sampans
infiltrating weapons to the enemy.
The floating market was still the center of commerce, where boats and sampans
gathered to sell their fish, vegetables, and fruit.
Natives in three sampans
paddled 10 hours without rest, towing the aircraft 25 miles downstream to the ancient city of Hue.
Several museums are devoted to ships and seafaring - including whole quaysides bobbing with vessels from around the world - Indonesian painted sampans
, reed rafts from the Andes, even an early ironclad battleship.