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salvor

[sal-ver] /ˈsæl vər/
noun
1.
a person who salvages or helps to salvage a ship, cargo, etc.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; salv(age) + -or2
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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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salvor

/ˈsælvə/
noun
1.
a person instrumental in salvaging a vessel or its cargo
Word Origin
C17: from salvage + -or1
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