The fight continued until the British ship struck her colors.
We don't strike our colors and run at the first sign of trouble.
She could dance around us and we'd have to strike our colors.
Not long after 10.30 pm, he called for quarter and struck his colours in person.
Jack struck her colours on the afternoon of 29 May.
This action was to prevent the enemy from thinking Constitution had struck her colors.
It was not until 3rd of August that she finally struck her colours.
After another exchange of fire, the Tripolitans struck their colors a second time.
After a fierce fight she struck her colours and was taken over by the British.
Hancock was thus finally forced to strike her colors after a chase of some 39 hours.