And, when at length the embargo was taken off, by neglecting to send notice of it to Charlestown, the Carolina fleet was detain'd near three months longer, whereby their bottoms were so much damaged by the worm that a great part of them foundered in their passage home. (not reviewed by editor)
Our printing-house often wanted sorts, and there was no letter-founder in America; I had seen types cast at James's in London, but without much attention to the manner; however, I now contrived a mould, made use of the letters we had as puncheons, struck the matrices in lead, And thus supply'd in a pretty tolerable way all deficiencies. (not reviewed by editor)
  In the Middle Ages, Franklin, if such a phenomenon as Franklin were possible in the Middle Ages, would probably have been the founder of a monastic order. (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].