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4 of November 1653.

Captaine Richard Stainier Commannder of the shipp the
fforesight in the service of this Commonwealth, aged 28
yeares or thereabouts sworne in Court before the three Judges
saith and deposeth by vertue of his oath

That hee this deponent the eighth of September last or thereabouts on the
coast of Jutland in the said frigot the fforesight mett with and tooke a
huoy of Euchusen laden with timber and having aboard alsoe (as the
master of her told him) foure tonnes of potashes and that this deponent
examined the said master and company of the said huoy, and found by their
confession then the said vessell and lading were belonging to Euchusen and to
subiects of the States of the United Netherlands. And further that upon the said
seizure hee gave command to one John Bourne a midshipman to take
command of te said prize and to keepe some of her company aboard
to the end to have them examined, but hee the said Bourne contrary to this
deponents aid order sent all the said company aboard the fforesight
and suddenly after a storme which separated the said frigot and
prize, soe that this deponent had not any oportunitie of sending backe
any of the said company aboard the said prize, which hee hath not
seene since they were soe parted, but hath heard that shee was brought
into harwich.



The seventh day of November 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

The Keepers against the 20. shipps in the
Hamburgh ffleet.

Examined uppon the sayd allegation


Claes van Roton of Hamburgh Mariner master of the
sayd shipp the Brewer aged six and fifty yeares or
thereabouts a witnes sworne and examined deposeth
and saith as followeth videlicet

To the first Article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith That upon tuesday
the 27th day of September last past the foresayd shipp the Brew this deponent
master sett sayle at the Elve in Company of the shipps hereafter mentioned
to say, the Mercury John Detry master the Hope Hendrick Martins master, the ffortune
Bernard Vandunck master the Carpfanger Barent Jacobson Carpfanger master the
Prophet Elias Simon Cornelison Prophet master. the King David Jacob Young Master
the Saint Matthias Claes Billiet Master. the King David Witte Wittenson Master. the Saint
Anthony Zacharias Mielde master. the fflower Boye Peters master. the ffortune of
Hamburgh Heans Clauson master. the Hope John Peterson master. the ffortune Jochim
Dowke master. the fortune of Stralsondt. the Hope of Lubeck Hendrick Gove Master
the Gideon Gerds ffalkers master, And saith the sayd shipps sett sayle without any
Convoy or Men of Warr, and were bound for france for wynes most of them
for Nantes and this deponents shipp amongst the rest, and some for Rochell.
And saith that in their Course for ffrance in the North Sea betwixt the Texall
and the Maze about three dayes before the sayd ffleet was seized the tyme
he otherwise remembreth not, the Hope of Dantzick Martin [?Man] master. the
Starr of Embden Peter Eggen master. the Salvador of Lubeck Hendrick Danner master
ioyned themselves with the sayd ffleet, and being as it seemeth bound for
france sayled along in Company with them. And otherwise he cannot depose

To the second and third he saith that upon Sunday morning the 2d of October and not
before he this deponent and others of the sayd ffleet discovered farr in the reare
of the sayd ffleet 2 shipps which afterwards appeared to be men of warr which
all that day stood the same course with the ffleet but att such a sistance that
it could not be discovered what they were, and that in the fateronnone of the
same day two private English men pf warr fell into the sayd ffleet to one
of whom this deponent gave a Cheese, and the sayd shipps in the