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Wreckers use Ebay?

March 12th, 2014 by Piper Smith

In 2007, the MSC Napoli was carrying many expensive goods such as BMW motorcycles. It ended up running ashore off Branscombe Beach in Devon. By current laws, goods salvaged from wrecks are supposed to be reported to the receiver of the wreck and finders will then be given a reward. Despite this, people traveled many miles to salvage the remains of the Napoli’s cargo. Most of its goods ended up being put for sale and sold on eBay by the wreckers!

Salvors taking a BMW motorcycle from the Napoli's cargo.

Salvors taking a BMW motorcycle from the Napoli’s cargo.