Examples of destroyer in a Sentence
The pamphlet describes alcohol as a destroyer of families.
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The destroyer Parramatta accompanied AE2 on this last venture, and worked with the ship to keep visual contact with the sub during the patrol.
The short-term spending bill does contain about $5 billion to upgrade missile defenses to respond to the threat from North Korea and to repair two destroyers damaged in accidents this year in the Pacific.
More than a third of its cruiser and destroyer crews were operating under expired training certifications, the Government Accountability Office said in an audit this year, and two thirds of those had been expired for five months or more.
Seven sailors died in June when the destroyer USS Fitzgerald and a container ship collided in waters off Japan.
Charles Nathan Findley, 31, was one of 10 sailors killed Aug. 21 when their destroyer, the John S. McCain, collided with an oil tanker near Singapore.
The measure does contain about $5 billion dollars for missile defense upgrades to respond to the threat from North Korea and to repair two destroyers damaged in accidents this year in the Pacific.
Monday's drills involved two U.S. destroyers, as well as one warship each from Japan and South Korea, a South Korean military spokesman told NBC News.
The infamous destroyer, which was ultimately attacked by kamikazes and sunk in 1944, had been unseen for 73 years—until now.
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