Shipwreck

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Shipwreck Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a wrecked ship (or a part of one)
  • an accident that destroys a ship at sea
  • an irretrievable loss; "that was the shipwreck of their romance"
  • destroy a ship; "The vessel was shipwrecked"
  • cause to experience shipwreck; "They were shipwrecked in one of the mysteries at sea"
  • suffer failure, as in some enterprise
  • ruin utterly; "You have shipwrecked my career"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a wrecked ship (or a part of one) ,
  • an irretrievable loss; "that was the shipwreck of their romance" ,
  • an accident that destroys a ship at sea

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Shipwreck'


  • Shipwreck: the event of a ship wrecking, see Shipwrecking. For other uses, see Shipwreck (disambiguation). A shipwreck is the remains of a ship that has
  • Lists of shipwrecks: of shipwrecks of Europe List of shipwrecks of France List of shipwrecks of the United Kingdom List of shipwrecks of England List of shipwrecks of North
  • Australian National Shipwreck Database: The Australian National Shipwreck Database is an online, searchable database of over 7,000 known shipwrecks located around the coast of Australia and
  • Marquette (shipwreck): 784′W / 46.831867°N 90.429733°W / 46.831867; -90.429733 Marquette is a shipwreck off the shore of Michigan Island in the Apostle Islands area of Lake Superior
  • Lucerne (shipwreck): Apostle Islands List of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes "Great Lakes Shipwrecks". Retrieved 21 July 2013.  "Lucerne (Shipwreck): La Pointe, Wisconsin"
  • Shipwreck Kelly: Shipreck Kelly may refer to: Alvin "Shipwreck" Kelly, an American pole sitter John Simms "Shipwreck" Kelly, an American football player
  • Shipwreck Coast: The Shipwreck Coast of Victoria, Australia stretches from to Cape Otway to Port Fairy, a distance of approximately 130 km. This coastline is accessible
  • Sevona (shipwreck): Wisconsin Shipwrecks.org. Retrieved 2012-01-24.  "Today page 1". Wisconsin Shipwrecks.org. Retrieved 2012-01-24.  "Today page 2". Wisconsin Shipwrecks.org
  • Big Bay sloop (shipwreck): it was a merchant vessel. The shipwreck is the only known one of its kind in Wisconsin waters. "BIG BAY SLOOP shipwreck (sloop): La Pointe, Wisconsin"

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  • PHL working with Japan to verify WWII shipwreck off Romblon
    The Philippine government is working with Japan in verifying a World War II shipwreck reportedly found off Romblon’s coast.   Read more on this news related to 'Shipwreck'
  • Costa Concordia Captain Found Guilty in Fatal Shipwreck, Sentenced to 16 Years
    The verdict came after a 19-month-long trial in which Schettino, who had been accused of causing the Jan. 13, 2012 shipwreck near the Italian island of Giglio, was charged with multiple counts of manslaughter and abandoning ship before all 4,200 passengers could be safely evacuated. As part of the sentence, Schettino will not be allowed to command a ship for five Read more on this news related to 'Shipwreck'
  • Shipwreck lawyer: Concordia captain had time to save all
    Prosecutors at the 2012 Costa Concordia shipwreck trial are insisting the captain's failure to promptly order an evacuation of the cruise ship is the sole reason why 32 people died. A verdict is expected ... Read more on this news related to 'Shipwreck'

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