Re: [DML] Re: What to call the Scuba Show... Diving for Deloreans?
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Re: [DML] Re: What to call the Scuba Show... Diving for Deloreans?

Not quite.  Imagine for a moment some divers "salvaging" 50 miles
of underwater oil pipeline.  Salvage applies to property lost at sea.
Ballast attached to fishing equipment is definitely not lost.


-------------- Original message from "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>: -------------- 

> Ownership of the dies is not that big a problem. The British 
> government sold the dies to a fishing company so the government no 
> longer has any interest or say in the use or the handling of the dies. 
> The ownership of the dies is now with the fishing company but maybe 
> they can be recovered under the Maritime Salvage laws. I am no expert 
> in that but if it is under the water and someone "salvages" them they 
> (the salvagers) may then become the rightful owners. This *could* be 
> interesting enough to get one of the cable channels to help. You would 
> not have to recover ALL of the dies, one or two would be enough. 
> Remember, each die set is composed of a female AND a male component so 
> if you wanted to get an actual working set you must recover the 2 
> parts that go together. In any search like this you begin with 
> research. You try to identify from a paperwork trail exactly what you 
> are looking for (the # and type of dies, markings, and weights, for 
> instance) who dumped them, where they were dumped, etc. These things 
> are heavy, you would need a large boat equiped with a crane capable of 
> lifing them. From research you will find out just how heavy they are. 
> There had to be some kind of document when the dies were sold to the 
> fishing company or maybe from the bankrupcy records. Of course we are 
> talking 25 years ago so much of what you would be looking for won't be 
> found. 
> David Teitelbaum 
> vin 10757 

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