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monument Word or Phrase:BATTLEFIELD WRECKAGE *  
Definition:Structural elements (parts of hull etc.) or fixtures and fittings (masts, etc.) lost during a naval engagement without incurring the actual loss of a ship. May also be used as a monument type for expended ammunition (e.g. shells, cannonballs).

monument Word or Phrase:WRECK *  
Definition:The remains of a vessel which has either sunk or suffered structural damage to the extent where it can no longer function.

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