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upon the Angelo Custode and brake in her side so as she now as in
evident danger of perishing so as the sayd Romanello this deponent and
Company and an English Pilot on board resolved if it might be to
get her neere dover purposely to lett her drive a shoare, and expose her
and her lading to perish (there being noe visible hopes of saving her)
howbeit he saith it pleased God that another pilot being sent from dover
with good assistance of men by fastening a Cable to a Capstane a shoare did
by force hale the Angelo Custode into the harbour, where likewise (the
said storme still continuing) shw was with the violence of the billowes
so tossed and dashed against the sands as shee tooke in great quantityes
of water which was very deepe in her hold so as a greatest part of herlading
receyved great dammage as is hereafter specified, And saith the sayd
Romanello finding his vessell so shaken and hurt and many of his men
to forsake him so as it was not possible to proceed on his voyage
for hamburgh procured the principall leakes to be stopt, and having
recovered all his anchors and canles, (one new cable and one great anchor
excepted) was advised to goe for London there to unlade and repaire
the shipp which hee did accordingly. and being come thither (which hee did
with great difficuly and continuall working of the pumpes) hee
with nineteene Chests of Vurrants and allmonds to be unladen togeather
with nineteene Chests of brimstone, and had the sayd shipp veiwed
whilest the loose brimstone serving for ballast remayned in her; And saith
that in the moneth of September last whilest she lay in the River of Thames
to be veiwed she happened t sett a ground and upon the ebbing of the
water to fall on one side so as her bottome opened from stemme to sterne
whereby she was presently filled with water, and her bottome and timbers
did appeare so shaken and broken that in the Judgment of Caarpenters she
was not worth the repairing, howbeit the losse brimstone was most of it
saved though ful of dirt and much damnifiyed. Ans saith that there
was a particular of the severall dammages and Costs suffered and made
in this busines drawne up faithfully, to the effect ensueing, videlicet
ffor the Bowspritt, yards, sayles and other tackle lost in the duynes .40. li sterling
ffor a new cable lost in the same place 60 li. for a great anchor lost in
the same place 18 li. ffor Charges of a pilot and other men on board
who haled the shipp into dover and so preserved her .30 li. ffor the losse
of severall utensils belonging to the sayd shipp which att the falling
of the water were carryed away with it or were lost in the Mudd .25 li.
for 80 baggs of Rice spoyled with the water which weighed 250.
hundred weight . att 10 s per hundred one with another 125 li. ffor 50
baggs of annis seeds spoyled with the water weighing 85 hundred
att 18. shillings per hundred one with another .76 li. 10 s. ffor one butt
of Allmonds all spoyled weighing .6. hundred att 3 li. per hundred
dammage 18 li. ffor dammage found in 100. baggs of Currants
weighing 300 hundred which might have bene sold att 48 shillings