past tense of shipwreck
as in wrecked
to cause irreparable damage to (a ship) by running aground or sinking the yachtsman fell asleep at the wheel and shipwrecked his ketch on the rocks

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“Shipwrecked.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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