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Delivery of wreck or proceeds to claimant
Navigation (NAV) CHAPTER 37, ARTICLE 10
§ 132. Delivery of wreck or proceeds to claimant. If, within a year
after such wrecked property shall have been found and saved, any person
shall claim the same or the proceeds thereof, as owner or consignee, or
the agent of the owner or consignee, and shall establish his claim by
evidence, such court shall make an order directing the officer, in whose
possession the property or its proceeds shall be, to deliver or pay the
same to the claimant, upon the payment by him of a reasonable salvage,
and all necessary expenses incurred in the preservation and keeping of
the property.