shipwreck

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Synonyms for shipwreck

to damage, disable, or destroy (a seacraft)

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a wrecked ship (or a part of one)

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an irretrievable loss

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an accident that destroys a ship at sea

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ruin utterly

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suffer failure, as in some enterprise

cause to experience shipwreck

destroy a ship

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DeFazio said there are some reports that a sunken boat is underwater in that channel where the river meets the sea and that there could be significant shoaling - the buildup of sand piles shifted by the tsunami surges - at the river's mouth.
What with explosions, sunken boats, wrecked cars, and all sorts of other havoc wreaked by our two cops, the police department find it difficult getting insurance for their two heroes, so they are promoted from sergeants to captains in a bid to keep them off the streets.
Huge, 140-ft cranes had to be floated in, for example, to salvage the sunken boats so that ships carrying rough terrain lift trucks could enter the port.
Cross has had vast experience in raising sunken boats and aircraft.
KUWAIT, July 3 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Dive Team affiliated with the Environmental Voluntary Foundation, lifted five sunken boats weighted 19 tons from Kuwait waters aimed to protect marine life and navigation.
That may have been all right in the days when there was no technology to raise sunken boats but not now.
Filled with murder, fights, underwater action, sunken boats, double-crossing, shark attacks, drug running, and boating thrills; "When Rainbows Walk" takes readers to exotic locations satiated with unforgettable characters and a surprising climax
The team was able to lift the sunken boats by using lifting belts and crane from the Kuwait Municipality as well as water suction pumps in order to remove them without damage, the team's leader Waleed Al-Fadhel told KUNA.
KUWAIT, April 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Dive Team of the Environmental Voluntary Foundation succeeded Saturday in the removal of 16 tons of sunken boats and three tons of fishing nets and wastes from Shamlan harbor.
Al-Fahdel indicated in remarks to KUNA that the operation, which was designed in 2014, resulted in removing fishing and iron nets, surfacing sunken boats, plastic objects, affirming that it was designed to secure the navigation route off the island.