In 1878 and again in 1889 it was wrecked by a freshet, and since then has been of little service.'
For the loss of Oreithyia the Athenians in after times counted on Boreas's friendliness, and were assured of it when he sent storms which wrecked the Persian fleet at Athos and at Sepias (Herodotus vii.
Norman Finch, who though severely wounded continued to fight his gun singlehanded till the top was wrecked by another shell.
She was struck by three shells, which killed or wounded half the crew and wrecked the engines.
After two years spent in exploring the Niger, the navigating vessel was wrecked in passing through some of the rapids of the river, and Baikie was unable longer to keep his party together.