Well, then, if, like us, your excellency lived at Leghorn, you would hear, from time to time, that a little merchant vessel, or an English yacht that was expected at Bastia, at Porto-Ferrajo, or at Civita Vecchia, has not arrived; no one knows what has become of it, but, doubtless, it has struck on a rock and foundered. (not reviewed by editor)
Samples from Other Sources
The project foundered
The ship foundered in the storm.
Come with me to Founder`s Hall.
Henry H. Neff -- The Maelstrom
Good, yes, but Otrera is the founder of the Amazons.
Rick Riordan -- The Son of Neptune
And so was the founder of the Daily Gleaner [Jamaica`s major newspaper].