verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for shipwreck
Instead, the Giglese will commemorate the shipwreck with a prayer service on Jan. 13 every year, and nothing more.
How much is a terrifying experience like surviving a shipwreck worth?Why Survivors Aren’t Buying Costa Concordia’s Compensation Offer|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He faces charges of multiple manslaughter, abandoning ship, and causing a shipwreck.Costa Concordia Mess Widens With Salvage Team, Criminal Probe|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He faces pending charges for multiple counts of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck, and abandoning ship.Francesco Schettino, the Costa Concordia’s Daredevil Captain|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Two days after the shipwreck, five are confirmed dead and 17 are unaccounted for—reportedly including two Americans.
But there was little need to do anything that might lead to shipwreck; the deadly coast itself was enough.The Cornwall Coast|Arthur L. Salmon
I sat in the boat stripped and shivering, for shipwreck seemed certain, and I did not wish to be drowned like a rat.An Australian in China|George Ernest Morrison
As to the storm and shipwreck of her life, I learned no particulars essentially new.Meadow Grass|Alice Brown
Many misfortunes, storms, shipwreck, and fever befell them on the voyage.From Pole to Pole|Sven Anders Hedin
Five hundred had perished in shipwreck, more had been massacred in Illyria, none had received reward.The Law of Civilization and Decay|Brooks Adams