Flotsam, flotsan

Definition of Flotsam, flotsan

A name for the goods which float upon the sea when cast overboard for the safety of the ship, or when a ship is sunk. Distinguished from "jetsam” (goods deliberately thrown over to lighten ship) and "ligan”.

That's the definition of Flotsam, flotsan in Black's Law Dictionary 6th Edition. Courtesy of Cekhukum.com.