Series No. 88|
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(a letter) - see below
Rocks (some sources say Dromadda Rocks) are 1 mile West of Goat Island at the
entrance to Long Island Channel.
to still contain some of her silver bullion.
- Permission is needed
to dive this wreck as it is over 100 years old.
dive for Novices.
Liverpool Brig, she was bound for Liverpool from Callao, near Lima, with a cargo
of hides, wool, bark, silver plate and silver dollars.
commander, Captain Bartingdale (or Bettingall), and eight crew were drowned.
of the crew, Henry Baldwin, was rescued by the Coastguard after he was washed
onto the rocks.
- The Coastguard
were able to salvaged $36,000 in silver plate.
underwriter's divers were able to salvage £70,000 (1838 value), and two
divers stayed on working for themselves for eight years!
still some silver to be found.
by kind permission of Roger Antell
Stokes & Liam Dowling|
of the Irish Coast 1105 - 1993"
J. Bourke |
J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705|
of the Irish Coast 1582 - 2000"
J. Bourke |
|Edward J. Bourke
2000 - ISBN: 0952302721|
Ireland Guide to Irish Dive Sites"
1999 - ISBN: 0948283025|
update - 16-May-2006