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I'm guessing the best way to look at this is that the ship was pledged, the way a house would be against a mortgage, and they are taking about the marshal seizing the property upon foreclosure of the lien. The property is currently in a location where the marshals have no jurisdiction.

The press had fun with the term "arrest" when referred to a movable piece of property, rather than a person.

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