The Scots ship "Dumbarton", 50 tons, Collyn Porterfeld , master, in October 1520 had these goods belonging to Deryk Molener ,an Antwerp merchant, from a vessel lost off Brittany -
4 great stone guns and 8 chambers.
4 serpentines with 5 chambers.
3 iron hakeguns.
1 brass gun.
150 lb. of gunpowder.
A copper kettle.
A brass pot.
A great block with 2 brass pulleys.
A great new cable, 110 fathom long;
Other cables, 100 and 90 fathom; and 6 small ones, 80 fathom.
3 new trusses of ropes of 80 fathom.
5 trusses of tarred rope. 8 iron chains for shrouds.
3 iron hooks for a rudder.
2 iron bolts and a shear. 2 great iron bolts with rings. An iron bolt with a flat head.
3 iron plates for a rudder.
2 baskets of broken iron, and 4 cwt. of clenchwork.
a handgun "with his forme," and a bottle of powder.
3 small lead lines.
A hewing axe.
A cutting knife.
A caulking iron.
2 night running glasses.
3 small piercers.
8 lb. sail thread.
8 lb. saltpetre rocs and brimstone rocs.
A quart-pot of tin and a maser.
2 small feather beds.
3 head pillows.
An English coverlet.
A great bearskin.
A canvas bag..
6 linen pillowbers;
A great flat chest, locked with 2 keys, marked with his mark, containing a russet gown furred with white lamb; 2 pair of white hose; 3 caps, red, white and black; a black cap furred with marters; 3 headkerchers; 4 towels; 4 shirts; a pair of new shoes;5 pr. new gloves in 5 walnuts;
3 leather purses for spicery.
a great bell of metal, 10 lb. wt.
an altar stone, with 5 red crosses.
30 lb. lead.
a stone bottle with 6 qts. of oil.
4 bottles, 3 tin, 1 glass.
a bag containing coins, 6 silver knobs and other broken silver,a jacinth, a sapphire, 2 turquoises, an amethyst and 6 great pearls.
30 tuns 3 hogshead. red wine.
6 barrels of tar.
430 lb. of rosell.
3 rolls of poldavy.
A chest full of drinking glasses.
A pipe full of "chosteyns" (chesnuts)
By John Rushton