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Court of Admiralty

  "There is still a 'Court of Admiralty of the Cinque Ports' presided over by a judge whom the Lord Warden appoints.  He also appoints Commissioners in salvage cases as arbitrators in dispites, the last remaining acts done by him in his capacity as Admiral; and he still claims a right to flotsam, jetsam, and lagan, or floating, cast up, and submerged wreckage."

Cinque Ports, Prof. Montague Burrows, quoted in "Records of Walmer", 1890