derelict

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derelict

1. falling into ruins; neglected; dilapidated
2. a person abandoned or neglected by society; a social outcast or vagrant
3. property deserted or abandoned by an owner, occupant, etc.
4. Nautical a vessel abandoned at sea

Derelict

Land or buildings that have been deserted or abandoned, or damaged by serious neglect or other processes, which in their existing state are unsightly and incapable of use without restoration or renovation or other treatment.

derelict

[′der·ə‚likt]
(navigation)
Any property abandoned at sea, often of sufficient size as to constitute a menace to navigation; especially an abandoned vessel.
References in classic literature ?
The fact that a coastguard was the first on board may save some complications later on, in the Admiralty Court, for coastguards cannot claim the salvage which is the right of the first civilian entering on a derelict.
I've known a derelict up-end and sift her engines out of herself and flicker round the Lower Lanes for three weeks on her forward tanks only.
As they steamed nearer to the derelict they were surprised to note that it was the same vessel that had run from them a few weeks earlier.
The sailors heard the shots with certain conviction that they announced the coming of their employer, and as they had no relish for the plan that would consign them to the deck of a drifting derelict, they whispered together a hurried plan to overcome the young woman and hail Rokoff and their companions to their rescue.
For all the duration of the storm she rode, a helpless derelict, upon those storm-tossed waves of wind.