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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  • Golden Gate's Deadliest Shipwreck Located
    New sonar maps show for the first time the mud-covered grave of the SS City of Rio de Janeiro, nearly 300 feet (91 meters) below the surface. "The overwhelming response looking at the imagery of the Rio is one of sadness," said James Delgado, director of maritime heritage for National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Office of National M Read more on this news related to 'Shipwreck'
  • 18 Fishermen Missing After Nicaraguan Shipwreck
    8 more crew found alive from Nicaraguan shipwreck, leaving 18 still missing, officials say Read more on this news related to 'Shipwreck'
  • Shipwreck Captain: I Wasn't Trying to Impress Lover
    The Costa Concordia cruise ship captain gave his first court testimony Tuesday about the 2012 shipwreck off an Italian island that killed 32 people. Read more on this news related to 'Shipwreck'

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