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Salvage may refer to:

Look up salvage in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary logo Wiktionary is a Wikimedia Foundation project intended to be a free wiki dictionary (including thesaurus and lexicon) in almost every language. ... Rescue archaeology was a movement of the early 1970s, particularly in Britain which sought to lobby to help stop the loss of archaeological evidence, where it was threatened by building development work in the historic cities, and by agriculture. ... Salvage Data is the process of salvaging or rescuing data from damaged, failed, wrecked or inaccessible storage media. ... A Hupa fisherman—In the early 20th century, Edward Curtis traveled across America recording photographs of the disappearing lifestyle of American Indian tribes. ... Marine salvage is the process of rescuing the hull, equipment or cargo of a shipwreck or abandoned vessel. ... Salvage 1 was an American science fiction-comedy series that aired for 20 episodes on ABC during 1979. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Comedy is the use of humor in the form of theater, where it simply referred to a play with a happy ending, in contrast to a tragedy. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a television and radio network in the United States. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ...

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Salvage - definition of Salvage in Encyclopedia (491 words)
Salvage is the process of rescuing the hull, equipment or cargo of a shipwreck.
Generally the crew have lost control of or abandoned the ship due to sinking, being stranded on rocks or aground on a shallow sea bed, or simply because its means of propulsion has failed and it is drifting with the wind and tide.
The aim of the salvage may be to repair the vessel at a harbour or dry dock.
Marine Salvage (930 words)
On the other hand, a salvage claim is not defeated by the fact that the salving vessel is professionally equipped to render assistance or engage in salvage operations.
Salvage awards are for salvage of property, not life.The 1912 statute does not provide for awards for the pure salvage of life unaccompanied by salvage of property.
Salvors of human life, however, who have taken part in the services rendered on the occasion of the accident giving rise to salvage, are entitled to a fair share of the remuneration awarded to the salvors of the ship, her cargo and accessories.
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