At Puerto Bello he was obliged to leave another vessel, for she had been riddled by the teredo.
"The Life of Christopher Columbus from his own Letters and Journals" by Edward Everett Hale
The piles that supported the wharves often needed renewing, being eaten by teredos.
"Out of the Triangle" by Mary E. Bamford
A salt-water creature very destructive to shipping and the wharves is the teredo, or ship-worm.
"Stories of California" by Ella M. Sexton
The former he proposes to call the Teredo gigantea.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
During certain seasons the pots are badly eaten by "worms," the shipworm (Teredo) or one of the species of small boring crustaceans.
"The Lobster Fishery of Maine." by John N. Cobb
The fossil trunk of a coniferous tree was found in Wyoming, which was filled with groups of wood-living shells similar to the living Teredo.
"Dinosaurs" by William Diller Matthew
Did the deadly teredo bore the ship's timbers full of holes, until she went down with all on board?
"South American Fights and Fighters" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
They here remained until the 23rd, endeavouring to repair their vessels, which were fearfully pierced by the teredo.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
It is not touched by the teredo and other marine worms.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
The latter have remained for years at the bottom of the sea uninjured by teredo, or any destructive crustacea.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Teredo navalis boring wood, 23.
"A Manual of Elementary Geology" by Charles Lyell
A piece of wood well bored by teredoes followed.
"King of the Castle" by George Manville Fenn
Whilst he was waiting he found the teredo a very amusing companion.
"The Ravens and the Angels" by Elizabeth Rundle Charles
The teredo, so destructive to shipping, has been carried by the vessels whose wooden walls it mines to almost every part of the globe.
"Man and Nature" by George P. Marsh