abandoned ship


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Noun1.abandoned ship - a ship abandoned on the high seasabandoned ship - a ship abandoned on the high seas  
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
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But a plan to deliver a pump on board the vessel was abandoned after rescuers arrived and saw the crew had abandoned ship into the boat's liferaft.
The crew of the cattle ship Ezadeen, thought to be people smugglers, had abandoned ship.
ITALIAN coastguards abseiled from helicopters on to the deck of a boat in distress yesterday to find crew had abandoned ship and set it to autopilot.
The frigate was called into action after 12 merchant seamen abandoned ship.
About 30 minutes after the Sewol began tilting, a crew member asked a marine traffic controller whether passengers would be rescued if they abandoned ship off South Korea's southern coast, the transcript, released Sunday, showed.
htm) Schettino allegedly abandoned ship , the Mumbai native stayed on to help other passengers to safety and even gave one his own lifejacket.
The 63 year old had abandoned ship after his 11-metre yacht was dismasted in foul weather 500 nautical miles off the southern coast of Tasmania.
htm) Schettino abandoned ship , Rebello, a Mumbai native, stayed on to help other passengers to safety and even gave one his own lifejacket.
The vessel got into difficulties in high winds last night and the crew abandoned ship amid fears it might capsize after its cargo of 5,258 tons of sawn timber shifted.