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salvage

noun The saving of something.

verb To rescue, or save the remains of, something, often understood to mean the rescue of cargo lost at sea.
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Complicating matters further is the fact that many contracts with salvagers have "basket and burn" clauses in which the salvage contractor pays less than the contracted percentage if the vehicle is burned or damaged on more than one side.
And junk salvager Willie Fulgear - who found 52 of the 55 Oscars in a trash bin - spent the day wondering whether he will get the $50,000 reward and be invited to the Academy Awards on Sunday.
THE Salvager runs for 15 episodes, kicking off on Tuesday, September 21 at 8pm on Discovery Home & Leisure.
He said salvagers found the safe in the 1930s but managed to drop it back to the sea again.
SALVAGE SECRETS: TRANSFORMING RECLAIMED MATERIALS INTO DESIGN CONCEPTS provides a fine resource from a veteran salvager and designer who offers interior decoration potentials using a range of rescued materials.
and scuba dive to Toppino's Reef and the Cayman Salvager shipwreck site.
The adventures of a professional lumber salvager and his friends in British Columbia, The Beachcombers was the longest-running comedy-drama series ever made for English-language Canuck telly, its 387 episodes - which for a show that was essentially about bits of wood is pretty good going - ran from 1972 to 1990 in its native territory.
Designer and veteran salvager Palmisano offers guidance for readers who want to build or remodel their home sustainably by taking advantage of salvage or recycled materials.
Salvagers planned to tug the boat five miles to Ventura Harbor, said Chris Grisafe, a spokesman for the U.
The Navy has several hundred divers and salvagers, said Wilkins.
For example, salvagers fear that operations that result in pollution or unintended damages could expose them to legal liability.