ARGENTUM EXPLORATION LTD v THE SILVER AND ALL PERSONS CLAIMING TO BE INTERESTED IN AND/OR TO HAVE RIGHTS IN RESPECT OF, THE SILVER
 Lloyd's Rep. Plus 40
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION (ADMIRALTY COURT)
Before Sir Nigel Teare, sitting as a Judge of the High Court
Admiralty – Salvage claim – Sovereign immunity – Claimant claiming salvage award for salvage of silver bars from vessel sunk in 1942 – Republic of South Africa asserting ownership of silver bars and claiming sovereign immunity – Whether claim should be struck out – State Immunity Act 1978, section 10(4)(a).