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The 19th day of October 1653:-

The Clayme of John Temminck and John Deeckens}
Merchants of Hamburgh for the ship the ffortune}
of Hamborough (whereof Asmus Hostorp is Master)}
her tackle furniture and ladeing. Smith. ffrancklin.

Examined upon an Allegation
given as in the Acts of Court on
the behalfe of the said Claymers

Asmus Hostorp of Hamborough
Mariner master of the said shipp the fortune
aged 31 yeares or thereabouts a Wittnesse
sworne and examined saith and deposeth as
followeth videlicet.

That in the moneths of August and September in this present yeare 1653 and
some time before and since and at this present the said John Temminck
and John Deeckins Merchants and Burghers of Hamborough were
and are the lawfull Owners and Proprietors of the said shipp the fortune
her tackle appparrell and furniture and for such commonly reputed and
taekn, And saith That in or about the time predeposed the Owners
aforesaid did lade and putt on board or cause to be laden and putt on
board the said shipp the fortune then lying within the City of
Hamburgh two hundred and thirteene dozen of deale boards, twelve
lasts of Tarre and eighteen fathom of wood for their owne account
and adventure to be transported in the said shipp from Hamborough
to Rochell in ffrance and there to be delivered to one Constantine
Cruypenningh their factor or agent for the accompt of the said
producents who for all the time predeposed were and stil are the true
and lawfull Owners of the same; and in returne thereof the said ffactor
was to have laden the said shipp with wynes to be carried to Hamburgh
for the said producents accompt, The premisses hee well knoweth being
Master of the said shipp the ffortune, and constituted Master of her
by the said producents at Hamborough, to whom this deponent had sold the
shipp her tackle furniture, and the Merchandizes predeposed at Hamburgh
about three moneths since for the summe of 3000. rixdollars. And this
deponent further saith, That at the place and within the time predeposed
This deponent for the accompt of himselfe and his shipps Companie laded Twelve
lasts of Tarr more aboard the said shipp to be transported as aforesaid
and there to be disposed of to their best advantage. After the lading
of all which said goods, the said shipp within the time predeposed departed
from Hamburgh towards Rochell aforesaid, and in her Course thither
wards shee and her lading then being aboard her were mett
withall surprized and taken about 14 daies since neere unto the Isle
of Wight by one Captaine Jerrington and Companie of a private man
of warr of this Nation, to whose hand and possession by meanes of the
said seizure all the deales Tarr and woods predeposed came. All which
hee also well knoweth being Master of and aboard the said shipp at the
setting forth ladeing and seizure as aforesaid. And heee akso saith, That