How much is a terrifying experience like surviving a shipwreck worth?
He faces pending charges for multiple counts of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck, and abandoning ship.
He faces charges of multiple manslaughter, abandoning ship, and causing a shipwreck.
Two days after the shipwreck, five are confirmed dead and 17 are unaccounted for—reportedly including two Americans.
Instead, the Giglese will commemorate the shipwreck with a prayer service on Jan. 13 every year, and nothing more.
As long as this existed, it might almost be said that there was no shipwreck.
Henceforth, you are nothing but a shipwreck in my life that I have tided over.
shipwreck would be disastrous to Balboa and his people as well as to the voyagers.
"Nor any kind of danger of shipwreck or collision," added Professor Gray.
If one bad leak will cause a shipwreck, how is the craft to mount the waves with every plank riven asunder?
mid-15c., from ship (n.) + wreck (n.). Earlier it meant "things cast up from a shipwreck" (c.1100). The earlier word for "shipwreck" in the modern sense was Middle English schipbreke, "'ship-break,'" from a North Sea Germanic word, cf. West Frisian skipbrek, Middle Dutch schipbroke, German Schiffbruch, Old English scipgebroc. Old English scipbryce meant "right to claim goods from a wrecked ship."
1580s, "cause to wreck;" c.1600, "to suffer shipwreck," from shipwreck (n.). Related: Shipwrecked.