a military spaceship designed for combat
As we speeded back across the continent we beheld beneath us again the burdened express trains rushing toward the Atlantic, and hundreds of thousands of upturned eyes watched our swift progress, and volleys of cheers reached our ears, for every one knew that this was Edison’s electrical war ship, on which the hope of the nation, and the hopes of all the nations, depended.
New dockyards were erected among the heaps of blackened ruins, and thousands of men worked day and night building new interstellar warships.
The Earth warship went back to its squadron and the Wandl vessel rejoined its fellows.
She was performing certain routine tasks—charting meteorites, watching for derelicts and other obstructions to navigation, checking in constantly with all scheduled space-ships in case of need, and so on—but primarily she was a warship. She was a mighty engine of destruction.
Repeating news while warning everybody that battle was not over, a warship would be back in our sky any moment—be ready for anything.
The rebels plot climactic moves against Darth Vader’s evil imperialists—by bringing all the rebel warship fleet together in one single, stunning armada.
They had traced the approaching warship as it decelerated from translight speed.
He stared around one last time at the creaky old warship as they all started to make their way to the flex tubes.
G. P. Serviss
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