Sailing (Chiefly with reference to a boat’s stopping) without time to lower the sails: Passion Flower brought up all standing with a crash
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- The US nuclear submarine USS San Fransisco en route to Brisbane Australia, for a port visit, came up all standing on Saturday, the 8th. of January 2005, when it ran into an underwater mountain about 350 miles south of Guam.
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