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post #11 of 17 (permalink) Old 06-04-2009, 03:02 PM
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Since they claim the location of the wreck is secret, then they should take the treasure back to where they found it and dump the shit back in. Let Spain wonder where it's at since the shipwreck is only known by the recovery company.
A perfect solution. Drop 60% of the booty right back into the...Drop all of the booty right back where it has rested for 200 years. Let Spain deal with it.

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Nah.

See, the law is that salvors cannot salvage warships without the mother country's authorization. But if it is NOT a warship then it is fair. This is why the salvors have strongly argued that the vessel they salvaged was not a warship.

There is no time stamp nor techology stamp on the maritime law.

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Give it back to Peru, Mexico, Columbia & Ecuador.
Perfect.

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if it was not in the territorial waters of spain, then they really don't have a claim.. since the bad teeth navy sunk it, that's who should get the booty anyway.

the result is weird.. if the court has not jurisdiction then it can't order shit. out of bounds.
personally, i don't think the court has jurisdiction anyway. this was not in US. spain may have it if it's in their water.. otherwise world court maybe.



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Give it back to Peru, Mexico, Columbia & Ecuador.
yes! But I thought you're from the school of history is written by the winners
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