run aground

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Synonyms for run aground

bring to the ground


Related Words

hit or reach the ground

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The channel that runs underneath the Skye Bridge has red and green buoys known as lateral markers to ensure vessels do not run aground.
Summary: Three vessels run aground by high waves in two days
According to him, investigation will be made to find out what caused the vessel to run aground.
A special investigation committee from the Philippine Navy will try to determine what caused its flagship BRP Gregorio del Pilar (FF-15) to run aground in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) last week.
Hartlepool RNLI Coxswain Robbie Maiden said: "The yacht had run aground at the highest point on Longscar Rocks and was taking a battering at times in the surf, but we were able to get a line to the boat and as the tide came in we were able to tow the boat away from danger.
A spokesman for P&O Ferries confirmed that one of its vessels had run aground in Calais while leaving the port.
December 16, 1979: The battered 400-ton coaster Ganton lay stranded, having run aground on rocks near St Mary's Island, Whitley Bay.
The 590ft ship was deliberately run aground on a sandbank in the Solent on January 3 after she started to list shortly after leaving port.
1993: Oil tanker runs aground off Shetland A tanker carrying 85,000 tonnes of crude oil has run aground in hurricane-force winds off the Shetland Islands.
On Friday, strong winds and heavy seas broke it free, causing it to run aground on a local beach, officials at Narathiwat's central police station said.