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.