Shallow Water

January 14, 2013 § Leave a comment


Goods thrown into the sea with a buoy attached so that they may be found again. Goods or materials found or left on the sea floor.


Floating wreckage of a ship or its cargo (in particular fragments from a shipwreck.). Also, floating debris.


Part of a ship, its equipment, or its cargo that is purposefully cast overboard or jettisoned to lighten the load in time of distress and that sinks or is washed ashore.


Cargo that is also on the bottom of the ocean, but which no one has any hope of reclaiming. Forsaken, and (of ship) abandoned at sea; dilapidated, neglected.

The 1591 record – Articles concerning the admiralty of England, and the jurisdiction thereof stated:

“Any ship, yron, leade, or other goods floating or lying under the water or in the depth, of which there is no possessor or owner, which commonly are called Flotzon, Jetson, and Lagan.”


What is found, rescued or reclaimed. Anything that has been put to good use that would otherwise have been wasted.

What is found

What is found

Otherwise have been wasted.


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