Why, then, did Prospero incite the elements to cause this ship to be tossed aground on his island?
When ships go aground for failing to observe the dates of low water level, they might have to wait weeks before new water arrives to lift them off the sand banks.
A messy maritime incident that's getting worse, a cargo ship ran aground in the Aleutians.
A Royal Navy submarine was forced to pull out of exercises off the coast of Scotland early yesterday morning when it went aground .
One of the most unusual jobs of the year came in April when Hamble Lifeboat went to the aid of a yacht aground off Egypt Point on the Isle of White in fairly heavy weather.
With the ship run aground and the bow well out of the water, these would have been easy to salvage.
Taylor confirmed that no oil spills had been reported, but added there was always the potential danger of an oil spill when a ship ran aground .
The tail end of a cyclone hit Gisborne just as the ship was leaving the harbour and instead of sailing out beyond the reef it finished up aground alongside it.
In 1918 when the ship Makambo ran aground , hundreds of rats rode onto the beach with the wreckage.
This cargo ship ran aground on the shallow rocks during the 1960s.