What does Wreck include ?

“Wreck” includes the following when found in the sea or in tidal water or on the shores thereof –

  1. Goods which have been cast into the sea and then sink and remain under water.
  2. Goods which have been cast or fall into the sea and remain floating on the surface.
  3. Goods which are sunk in the sea, but are attached to a floating object in order that they may be found again.
  4. Goods which are thrown away or abandoned.
  5. A vessel abandoned without hope or intention of recovery.


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