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wreck

1. 
a. the accidental destruction of a ship at sea
b. the ship so destroyed
2. Maritime law goods cast ashore from a wrecked vessel
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President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday watched as a bulldozer wrecked contraband luxury vehicles and motorcycles worth P296 million at Port Irene in Sta.
It ran into a hurricane, the engine was wrecked, and passengers died of cholera as they were trapped on board and other vessels could not help.
Nova Zembla wrecked in a fjord off Baffin Bay at 10:20 pm on Thursday, September 18, 1902.
However, though pronounced exactly like to reck, to wreck (spelt with an initial "w") is to destroy a system, exactly as torrential rains do to property in countries like ours, where production and storage are not yet based essentially on any real mastery of science and technology.Yet whenever rain "wrecks" even "havoc" as so many of East Africa's journalists and other users of English allege we should rejoice because havoc is a perilous social condition that truly needs to be ruthlessly wrecked.
The Star of Hope was wrecked in 1883 in Force 10 gales as it approached Liverpool from Wilmington, in North Carolina, with a cargo of cotton for the Lancashire mills.
UNESCO estimates that there are more than three million wrecked ships on the ocean floor which remain to be explored.
The team is now trying to put the data together having are more than 8,000 photographs through which they can make a high-resolution 3D model of the wrecked site.
Summary: Divers searching the wreck of the Costa Concordia have located the body of a woman in the submerged part of the wrecked cruise liner.
In the last three months, six Ferrari 458 Italia models have been involved in accidents, three have caught fire, and one was wrecked in a warehouse blaze.