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
  • Lucerne (shipwreck): Apostle Islands List of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes "Great Lakes Shipwrecks". Retrieved 21 July 2013.  "Lucerne (Shipwreck): La Pointe, Wisconsin"
  • 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
  • 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"
  • 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
  • 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
  • Shipwreck (G.I. Joe): Shipwreck is a fictional character from the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero series of toys, cartoons and comics. He was originally created as a character

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    Beneath the cold waves of Lake Michigan rests an aging shipwreck, its wooden planks encrusted with brown-and-gray zebra mussels, that may be the remnants of a 17th-century ship called the Griffin, two Michigan-based treasure hunters say. French explorer René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle built the Griffin in 1679, but it was lost in Lake Michigan the same y Read more on this news related to 'Shipwreck'

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