Origin of salvor
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The salvor was forty minutes in the water, supporting the man.
If an apprentice is a salvor, he, and not his master, is entitled to the salvage.The Seaman's Friend
Richard Henry Dana
Altogether, there is plenty of rich treasure in the sea awaiting the salvor who is bold enough to go after it.
Were they built more like a bridge truss, the salvor's difficulties would be materially lessened.
She falters at the end of the long tow-rope and sheers wildly in the wake of her salvor.Merchantmen-at-Arms
David W. Bone
- a person instrumental in salvaging a vessel or its cargo
C17: from salvage + -or 1
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