They could only progress if there was a following wind, and could spend many days in port waiting for one.
The warship spent the rest of the year in port.
She spent almost one month in port for repairs and loading before sailing once again on 11 September.
Sterett spent all of 1971 either in port on, or operating off, the west coast.
The remainder of the year was spent in port.
"Ships today are bigger, faster and they spend less time in port."
Biddle spent the first three months of 1970 in port at Norfolk.
The ship spent the next month in port preparing for regular overhaul.
The average ship, in other words, spent more than half her time in port.
Whitfield County spent the remainder of 1960 in port there.