Captaine John Cramp
|Captaine John Cramp|
|Person||Captaine John Cramp|
|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Associated with ship(s)||Consent of London (Master: John Cramp)|
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|Has opening text||Captaine John Cramp|
|Has signoff text||John Cramp|
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|Language skills||English language|
|Res street||Horsey downe|
|First deposition age||51|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/70 f.42r Annotate|
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|Deposition date(s)||Dec 29 1654|
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|Type of ship||Merchant ship|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
Captaine John Cramp (b. ca. 1603; d. ?). Mariner.
Commander of the ship the Consent of London in 1642 (wrongly named the Increase in the title of the case reproduced by the court notary).
Resident in 1654 in Horsey downe in the county of Surrey.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Fifty-one year old Captaine John Cramp deposed on December 29th 1654 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on interrogatories on behalf of William Courteene and company "On the behalfe of William Courteene and company touching the Increase of London, John Cramp Comander and the George of Jersey, William Belin master."
John Cramp stated that he had been the commander of the ship the Consent of London for two years before her seizure by the Spanish in 1642. He also knew the ship the Saint George of Jersey (Master: William Belin) for three months before her seizure. The former ship was owned by William Courteene and company and the latter by John Ballehache and company.