This ship is a destroyer of the United States Navy.
destroyer definition by Webster's New World
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- a person or thing that destroys
Origin: origin, originally torpedo-boat destroyera small, fast, highly maneuverable warship armed with 3-inch or 5-inch guns, depth charges, torpedoes, etc.
destroyer definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- One that destroys: a destroyer of family unity; a destroyer of our environment.
- A small, fast, highly maneuverable warship armed with guns, torpedoes, depth charges, and guided missiles.