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SS Liverpool
Location  

Place Name : between Middle Mouse Island and shore

Lat / Long : 53 ° 26 ' 40 '' North - 4 ° 20' 0'' West System used to obtain Long / Lat : GPS
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : Steamer, brigantine rigged Built :  
Shipyard :
Hull material : iron  
Dimensions
Size : 480 tonnes Length : 35 m Beam : 7 m
History
Sunk : 1863 Cause : collision with "Laplata" barque Date Found : 1997
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 35 m 0 m
Deck :
38 m 0 m
Bed : 42 m 0 m
Postition
Orientation : W Lying : Upright Condition : Extensive breakup
Seabed Type : Gravel
Artifacts : tin ingots, bricks
Wreck Owner
Owner : Messrs. T.A.Tamplin & Co.
Access : Public
War Grave : Unknown Protected :
Restrictions :
When to Dive Best time to dive the wreck, relative to high wate
2 - hours 0 - minutes Before - high water
General Information :
Small Boat Launching :
Bullbay slipway - free 5 mins in modern RIB to the site
Notes :

THE LIVERPOOL LEFT LONDON ON DEC 30th . ON HER WAY SHE CALLED AT PLYMOUTH,PENZANCE,HENCE THE TIN INGOTS.SHE COLLIDED WITH THE LAPLATA WHICH HAD LEFT LIVERPOOL BOUND FOR LIMA PERU. BOTH VESSELS EVENTUALLY SANK,THE LIVERPOOL GOING DOWN FIRST.
THIS IS A GOOD DIVE SINCE THE VESSEL IS QUITE SMALL AND CAN BE COVERD IN ONE DIVE. IT IS BEST DIVED ON THE LOWWATER ABOUT 1HOUR BEFORE AMLWCH LW.
THE BOILER IS THE HIGHEST POINT WITH ALL THE PROP SHAFT
ENGINE ETC EXPOSED. THIS WRECK MAY HAVE HAD A SALVAGE ATTEMPT MANY YEARS AGO

References :
Link to More Info :
Information Provided by :
Name : E. Jones From a dive on : June 1997
Supplementary Imformation
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