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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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However, due to the proximity to the Syrian border in those days, the sunken ship could not be examined more thoroughly.
The private salvage company Prantik took responsibility to salvage the sunken ship.
While classification of the 39 ingots continues to stir up more scholarly discussions, the archaeological team will push through with next phase of exploring the 6th century sunken ship and its contents.
Within a project carried out by Istanbul University, the goal is to set the sunken ship, christened Yenikap?
Published on Tuesday, 22 October 2013 13:04 PNN The "Euro-Mid" Observer for Human Rights, with headquarters in Geneva, has revealed that tens of bodies of Palestinian and Syrian refugees remain in the wreckage of a sunken ship off the Italian coast, despite it being more than ten days since the incident.
The confirmed death toll from a ferry disaster in the Philippines rose to 64 on Tuesday as more bodies were found, some of them inside the sunken ship itself.
They bleed off the double page spreads with colour that makes readers feel that they are swimming from the shallow waters near the surface into the deeper playground of a sunken ship.
Television pictures showed the red and blue bow of the sunken ship pointing skyward, surrounded by rescue vessels as government helicopters with search lights circled overhead.
In the foreground is what appears to be the mast of a sunken ship but is more likely to be a derelict part of a wharf left over from the time when Stockton was a port.
The sunken ship will remain deep in the sea until after January 21 for the company specialised in lifting sunken vessels to work in better and safer weather conditions," said Captain Ali Redwan, Chairman of the board, Dubai Ship Building and Engineering.
The ministry is monitoring the sunken ship in cooperation with the Coast Guard to make sure it does not affect the marine environment, leak diesel from its tanks or cause any other sort of harm, said the official.
The team is coordinating with other specialists and experts from federal and local authorities as well as the private sector to collect information about the size, age, wellbeing and location of the sunken ship," the minister said.