Three groups have a special interest in historic shipwrecks: the sport diving community, members of the archeological and historic preservation communities, and professional treasure salvors. Litigation between these groups is the subject of this article.
Shallcross, Douglas B. and Giesecke, Anne G.
"Recent Developments in Litigation Concerning the Recovery of Historic Shipwrecks,"
Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce:
2, Article 7.
Available at: http://surface.syr.edu/jilc/vol10/iss2/7