Synonyms for depth charge

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One of these brought the sub to the surface with a depth charge.

One of the octopi writhed past him and darted onto the depth charge.

The hawser arm must be broken; with a depth charge, of course.

Only the sharp lookout kept had saved them—that and the depth charge.

A depth charge was exploded so near that the hunted U-boat reeled and quivered under the shock.

There was nothing—absolutely nothing—to indicate that the depth charge had carried out its pre-ordained mission.

The depth charge looked like the innocent domestic ash can, and that was the name by which it soon came to be popularly known.

This statement makes it appear as though the depth charge had settled the fate of the submarine.

At this point the surface vessel drops a depth charge and then begins cutting a circle, say, to the right.

As she sped by, the destroyer dropped a depth charge almost directly on top of the object.