N.Y. Navigation Law Section 139-A
Keeping wrecked goods a misdemeanor

A person who takes away goods or other property not his own from a stranded vessel, or any goods or other property cast by the sea upon the land or found in a bay or creek, or who knowingly becomes possessed of any such goods or other property, and does not deliver the same, within forty-eight hours thereafter, to the sheriff or one of the coroners or wreck masters of the county where the same was found, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

Source: Section 139-A — Keeping wrecked goods a misdemeanor, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/NAV/139-A (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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Sep. 22, 2014

§ 139-A’s source at nysenate​.gov

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