|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Associated with ship(s)||Eastland Merchant (Master: Richard Payne)|
|Is apprentice of|
|Was apprentice of|
|Has opening text||Andrew Shan|
|Has signoff text||Andrew Shan|
|Signoff image||(Invalid transcription image)|
|Language skills||English language|
|First deposition age||47|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/72 f.203r Annotate|
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|Act book date(s)|
|Personal answer date(s)|
|Deposition date(s)||Dec 29 1657|
|How complete is this biography?|
|Has infobox completed||Yes|
|Has synthesis completed||No|
|Has HCA evidence completed||No|
|Has source comment completed||No|
|Type of ship||Merchant ship|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
Andrew Shan (b. ca. 1610; d. ?). Mariner.
Boatswain of the ship the Eastland Merchant for two years prior to her seizure.
Resident in 1657 in Shadwell.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Forty-seven year old Andrew Shan deposed on December 29th 1657 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on behalf of John Smithier and John Rivett and company in "A busines of examination of witnesses for perpetuall remembrance of the matter touching the seizure of the shipp called the Eastland Merchant of which Captaine Richard Payne was commander and the goods and merchandizes therein seized by a pinke and pittash of Leghorne under the command of Captaine Carsis and others etcetera promoted by John Smithier John Rivett Thomas Taylor and company the owners of the sayd shipp the Eastland Merchant and the severall goods and merchandizes seized therein against the sayd Cardis and all others that will take upon them the XX".