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The 21th of January 1658 English Style

Swyre against Church}
Budd Smith}

Examined on an allegation on behalfe of the sayd
Swyre and others


Adam Beale of the parish of Saint Mary Magdalen
Bermondsey Shipwright aged forty eight yeares
or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne and examined saith
and deposeth as followeth videlicet./.

To the first article hee saith hee cannot depose saving his subsequent deposition/

To the 2 article hee saith that the ship Consent having receaved hurt
and being sunke which happened as hee hath heard by bilgeing upon an other shipps Anchor videlicet upon the
Anchor of a shipp called the Phonix and this deponent
and one Mr Eames and one Mr Haydon all Shipwrights were by
Captaine Swyre the Master of the Consent and by order of other the
Owners of her requested to take a view of the sayd shipp Consent
and the dammage and hurt shee had receaved (which as it was sayd shee
had receaved by being bilged upon the sayd Anchor) and upon view and
search made by this deponent and the sayd Eames and Heydon it did to them
appeare that the Consent had three of her floore timbers and
sixe of her Navell timbers on the larboard side broken for the
makeing good whereof it could not be avoided but that the Kelson
in the Midshipps must be taken up and the footewailing must
be taken up from the Navell timber heads on the larboard side to
the ffloore tymber heads on the Starboard side and three new floore
tymbers and six new navell tymbers put in the roome of those that
were broken and were of necessity to be taken up in order to the
repayering of the sayd shipp and the footewaileing and the Kelson put
downe againe the repayreing and doeing whereof and the materialls
necessary to doe the same will in this deponents Judgement cost one
hundred and fifty pounds sterling And soe much this deponent and
the sayd James and Heydon did uppon the sayd survey Judge and
beleeve that the same would amount into And further to this
article hee cannot depose.

To the 3 article hee saith that hee this deponent and the sayd Eames
and Haydon did upon the sayd view finde that the hull of the sayd
shipp the Consent stood in neede of repayering and shee
could not in their Judgement have her hull made tight and fitt to goe to sea
under the summe of one hundred and Sixty pounds sterling or thereabouts,
but by what meanes her hull [XXXX] soe damnified (saving hee
hath alsoe heard the same was damnified by reason of her bilgeing
upon the Phonix Anchor as a foresayd) hee knoweth not and further hee cannot depose/

To the 4th article hee saith hee cannot depose/

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatory hee saith hee cometh to testifie at request of the
sayd Swyre being one that made the survey aforesayd and saith it will
be neither profitt nor preiudice to this deponent whichsoever of
the parties Litigant prevaile in this suite And to the rest of the Interrogatory
he anwereth negatively./

To the 2 Interrogatory he saith hee hath knowne the Consent for these seaven
yeares last past and the Phonix Interrate for these three yeares last past