NOTICE OF DERELICT VESSEL PROCEEDINGS TO KENNETH BARRON, BRIAN SALTAMACHIA AND ALL UNKNOWN PERSONS CLAIMING ANY INTEREST IN THE FOLLOWING VESSEL:
The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) has determined that the vessel described below constitutes a derelict vessel pursuant to Miss. Code Ann. §49-27-71.
A Derelict Vessel Removal Notice was placed on this vessel on or about November 21, 2022 with a removal date of November 28, 2022. You are hereby notified that the vessel must be removed from its current location no later than MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2023. You must submit a Removal Plan to the MDMR outlining your plan for removing the vessel from its current location no later than WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2023.
The information contained in the attached guidelines must be included in the Removal Plan.
VESSEL DESCRIPTION: “Salty’s Sexy As You”, 47’, white, fiberglass shrimp vessel-aground, poor condition and sunk
VESSEL LOCATION: Near Bordage’s at Bayou Caddy, Hancock County, Mississippi
VESSEL REGISTRATION: Unknown
VESSEL OWNER: KENNETH BARRON, BRIAN SALTALAMACCHIA
Should the vessel not be removed by , the MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2023 MDMR will proceed with the prosecution of the matter making you a defendant seeking all costs of removal, which includes the recovery of expenses incurred as a result of, or incidental to, removal, storage, and restoration of affected lands, attorney’s fees, court costs, penalties and damages up to FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500.00) per day for every day the vessel was left derelict, beginning on the day the notice was posted on the vessel.