run aground

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Synonyms for run aground

bring to the ground


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hit or reach the ground

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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.
And on Sunday, Hartlepool RNLI volunteer crew members were tasked to assist a 23-foot yacht that had run aground on Middleton beach.
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.
s Haida Gwaii, and the Haida Nation fears the vessel will run aground tonight.
He said that two men, whose yacht had run aground earlier in the day at a landmark called the Perch, had tried to walk out to it from the estuary shore when they became trapped on a nearby sandbank.
M/V Our Lady of All Nations was the first ship to run aground at dawn in the vicinity of Danajon Bank in Leyte.
The ferry which came from Zamboanga City and was owned by George and Peter lines incorporated, had run aground as it was docking at port around 10 a.