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Is it possible for a ship’s crew to earn a salvage reward for salving their “own” ship?

Yes, but only where they have first abandoned their ship without any prospect of re-boarding her, and are not “company contract” employees. After the crew of the tanker San Demetrio abandoned their burning ship in 1942, some of them managed to board and salvage the ship, and earned a salvage reward.

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After a salvage service on Lloyd’s Open Form terms, who decides what reward, if any, has been earned, and on what basis?

What are “recognised subjects of salvage”, as mentioned in the last answer?