This ship is a destroyer of the United States Navy.
- a person or thing that destroys
Origin of destroyerorigin, originally torpedo-boat destroyer a small, fast, highly maneuverable warship armed with 3-inch or 5-inch guns, depth charges, torpedoes, etc.
- One that destroys: a destroyer of our environment.
- A small, fast, highly maneuverable warship armed with guns, torpedoes, depth charges, and guided missiles.