2A:44-63. Lien on vessel causing damage to another; enforcement
When a vessel shall have been run down or run afoul of by any other vessel and is damaged to the extent of $20 or more through the negligence or willful misconduct of the navigator of such other vessel, the owner of the damaged vessel shall have a lien upon the other vessel and her apparel to the amount of the damage sustained.
Any such lien shall be enforceable in the same manner as in the case of other liens under this article.
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