salvor

[sal-ver]
noun
a person who salvages or helps to salvage a ship, cargo, etc.

Origin:
1670–80; salv(age) + -or2

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salvor or salver (ˈsælvə)
 
n
a person instrumental in salvaging a vessel or its cargo
 
[C17: from salvage + -or1]
 
salver or salver
 
n
 
[C17: from salvage + -or1]

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Her cutter head was lifted and the dredge moved by the salvor to a drydock for further inspections and repairs.
The salvor will also be prepared to offload containers as a secondary measure.
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