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tv. to swallow some food or drink. Larry stopped at a tavern to sink a short one.
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Arm yourself with a fast sinking line to cut through those waves and get your fly down where it needs to be.
There was initial suspicion that North Korea may have been behind the sinking of the naval patrol ship because the location of the sinking is close to the North in an area where the two Koreas clashed in the past.
Over the next 40 years, they say, further sinking will see 50 per cent more land become vulnerable to floods.
Some 600 miles from Land's End, his first encounter with a sub brought oil to the surface but no sinking. On October 12th, flying out of Iceland, his three well placed depth charges sank the U-342.
All three were winched to safety by a rescue helicopter from RAF Valley Sergeant John Stevens, of RAF Valley's 22 Squadron, said: 'We may get a couple of boats sinking every year but it is quite uncommon to get two in the same area so soon.
An explosion shook Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, on the night of February 17, 1864, sinking the USS Housatonic.
Even though the shaft is deeper than any other in this notoriously poor ground belt, sinking was remarkably trouble-free with respect to ground control, due in large respect to certain sinking techniques that were adopted.
The tragic story of the sinking of the Titanic is firmly etched in our popular culture.
Other newspapers treated the first report of the Titanic's sinking as rumor.
The Artificial Reef Society of BC (ARSBC) says sinking old Canadian warships creates "artificial reefs" that attract a wide variety of marine life and millions of dollars a year in diving tourism.
Sinking fund debentures have a long history in corporate finance.
By that I mean most will find it more pleasant to cast a sinking line rather than a "lead bomb" with a floating line.
Kim told a parliamentary session that one of many such mines dating from the Korean War could have drifted into the area and impacted with the navy patrol ship, but that is only a presumption and the cause of the sinking has yet to be determined.
If you don't have a sunk line, then a 12ft very fast sinking tip will b e nearly as effective.
All aboard were killed--leaving behind no trace of the cause, no witnesses, and a mystery involving a rapid sinking under calm seas.