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SHIPWRECK. The loss of a vessel at sea, either. by being swallowed up by the waves, by running against another vessel or thing at sea, or on the coast. Vide Naufrage; Wreck.

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Cross has had vast experience in raising sunken boats and aircraft.
KUWAIT, May 30 (KUWAIT) -- Kuwait Ports Authority declared on Saturday salvaging four sunken boats and removing abandoned nets as well as other ordnance littering Al-Shemlan harbor, located in the capital's seaside.
That may have been all right in the days when there was no technology to raise sunken boats but not now.
Filled with murder, fights, underwater action, sunken boats, double-crossing, shark attacks, drug running, and boating thrills; "When Rainbows Walk" takes readers to exotic locations satiated with unforgettable characters and a surprising climax
The divers had been involved in various other activities to protect the national marine environment, such as removing items dumped onto coral reefs, salvaging sunken boats and clearing the sea-bed of diverse waste and harmful objects.
Al-Shatti added the team used small boats to reach the island where the divers succeeded in lifting the fishing nets, plastic waste, dead birds and sunken boats.