HCA 13/68 f.41r Annotate

From MarineLives
Jump to: navigation, search

Expand this area to see details of page purpose, how to register, how to add footnotes, and useful links.


This page is for the annotation of HCA 13/68 f.41r.

Annotations can be viewed by everyone on a read-only basis.

For more information on MarineLives and the MarineLives Annotation Project read our Shipping News blog entries:

Annotating Marine Lives, May 1st 2013
Adding value to primary documents, May 8th 2013
Witnesses in Court, 1657-1658 (May 9th, 2013)

Registration to annotate documents

Registration is required to contribute annotations to this page and to other pages in the wiki.

You can register using the following Form, and we will issue you with a UserName and Password for the wiki.

Text formatting

The MarineLives transcription platform is built on MediaWiki, which uses wiki markup to format text. For a guide showing how to produce italics, bold, escaped text and headings, see the MediaWiki page on formatting; there are also guides for internal and external links, image embedding, tables, and more on lists.

Adding footnotes

  • Go into edit mode
  • Insert immediately after the sentence or phrase you wish to annotate the following macro:<ref>This is the footnote text</ref>
  • Replace 'This is the footnote text' with the footnote you wish to add, using the format: first name, surname, title, (place of publication, date of publication), page or folio number
  • Save the page

For more information and advanced formatting, including how to add and format links within the footnote, see the Wikipedia help on footnotes. This uses the same markup formatting.

Example footnote template:

  • ''HCA 13/XX f.XXXX Case: XXXX; Deposition: XXXX; Date: XXXX. Transcribed by XXXX''<ref>[http://XXXXX Electronic link to a digital source]</ref>

Suggested links

Annotate HCA 13/64 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/65 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/68 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/69 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/70 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/71 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/72 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/73 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/74 Volume Page
Marine Lives Tools


HCA 13/68 f.41r: Right click on image for full size image in separate window


To the second he saith. the damage was done to the Abraham in her Lough and
starboard bough thereof neere the keale within one strake thereof. and saith
he told the interrate oakes that the anchor which did the dammage was the
Anchor that lay under the bough of the Abraham, and desired the sayd
Oakes to weigh the sayd anchor after the dammage was done but he refused
so to doe. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the third and fourth he saith that the sayd shipp the Abraham was belayed as
aforesayd upon a thursday, and immediately thereupon this Rendent under went
the cords whereto the anchor whereon the shipp was bilged was tyed, and
by following with his hand found then fastned to the hawser or moorings
of the Supply, and the next day procured a hulke to weigh the Abraham
ipon weighing whereof she became loose from the sayd anchor, and was
by helpe of the sayd hulke swunge about 24 foot off from the
place where the sayd anchor lay that bilged her, but her dammage
being great and much water in her hold before she could be swung
to the shoare she sanke neere to a place where a broken anchor being
the anchor with the broken shanke interrate happened to lye, and saith
that upon the Saturday the sayd broken anchor with a boate hooke
was found but not under the bough of the Abraham as is suggested in
theis Interrogatoryes but att a distance from her so as the Abraham did not
touch the same att all. and saith that true it is that the sayd broken
anchor being weighed the sayd Mr Oakes did deny that it did ever belong
to his vessell, and saith it is true that the sayd broken anchor did ly
about 24 foot from the Anchor of the Supply, Howbeit this Rendent
saith for the reasons aforesayd that the sayd broken anchor did not doe
the dammage but the anchor of the Supply as he hath predeposed; And
saith that it is true that the anchor of the Supply did lye about
24 foot from the place where the Abraham was sunke after her first
weighing and swinging upon the hulke as aforesayd, but was found
to lye in the very same place where the Abraham was bilged and first
sunke by being so bilged. And he saith that the sayd Oakes did not
weigh the Supplyes anchor but absolutely refused so to doe, neyther
was the sayd Anchor weighed att all so farr as this Rendent knoweth
And otherwise to theis Interrogatories he cannot depose.

To the fifth he saith there is noe necessity att all that a heavy vessell
striking upon an anchor and being bilged thereon should breake the sayd
anchor. and saith the anchor of the Supply did with one of her flookes
peirce the side of the Abraham but was [?severed] therefrom by weighing
And saith that the sayd Oakes refusing to weigh the Anchor he could
not see nor can depose whethery the sayd Anchor be wholly without hurt or
noe. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the sixth he saith the anchor which did the dammage was fastened to the
hawse or Moorings of the fore[?part] of the Supply. And saith the sayd
broken Anchor was in this Rendents possession, but he tooke it not into his
shipp but layd it upon the hulke whereon the Abraham was weighed and