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Synonyms for destroyer

something that causes total loss or severe impairment, as of one's health, fortune, honor, or hopes

Synonyms for destroyer

a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship

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It also reported that another Izumo-class destroyer is being built and is expected to put into service in 2017.
Its first warship contract in 1909 was for the destroyer HMS Hope .
Its flight deck thronged with reporters, the destroyer Keelung -- accompanied by three frigates, a submarine, and other vessels and aircraft -- cruised 54 kilometers east of Taiwan toward China to stage a live-fire drill and antisubmarine maneuvers.
The front receiver ring on my current Destroyer merely carries an attractive picture of a destroyer-looking gunship with the words "Destroyer" and "Trade Mark" encircling the ship.
Iwould be extremely grateful, if through your letters or reunion column, an appeal could be made for serving or ex-serving crew members of HM Destroyers to join the above association.
Each stencil works from behind the garment while the Denim Destroyer Pad is rubbed on the exterior surface of the garment.
Like its other Arleigh-Burke Class ships, DDG 112 will be a 9,200-ton multi-mission guided missile destroyer capable of conducting a variety of operations, from peacetime presence and crisis management to sea control and power projection, in support of the National Military Strategy.
Last year, Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon announced large cuts in the armed forces that will see three Type 42 Destroyers taken out of service from the Royal Navy by March 2006.
Membership was originally limited to those who served in the 8th DS in the Far East, but it has now been opened to include Destroyer men from all C-class Destroyers from any station.
That job fell to the ships of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 28: USS Ramage (DDG 61), USS Hayler (DD 997) and USS Ross.
Destroyer Captain, however, is designed to be a good read for anyone fascinated with what life is like behind the doors of the captain's cabin.
in the Far East, but has now been opened to include destroyer men from all C class destroyers from any station.
I am looking for serving or ex-serving crew members of HM Destroyers to join the 8th Destroyer Association.
It is estimated that the project has been delayed by at least six months as the new destroyer would now be made available only by early 2014.
Iran's latest destroyer, the Jamaran 2, was launched in the Caspian Sea on March 17.