becalmed just below Carmel Bay and drifted onto the rocks off
how the vessel looked the day after her wrecking when he sent
three boats to the wreck site: "I found all her rigging whole
& sail set, washing against the rocks which were very high. The
whole deck was under water, the railing of the vessel and chains
coverd with Callicoes of every colour... The wreckers continued
several days at work bringing up goods 16 to 20 under the water.....
I believe the vessel sunk immediately...... The spars & riggins
came to pieces during the afternoon I was there...." (Larkin Papers
(It is noted
that in 1900 the broken ship's bell was found in a Point Lobos
field and came into the hands of Louis Slevin, noted collector.