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thence to Scanderoon to that purpose and then returned againe for Cyprus
the said shipp Thomas Bonadventure remaining all that time at Cyprus
and receiving in goods and merchandizes by order of the said Richard Chewne
who had caused some of the sayd goods to be unladen out of the dart frigott, and putt
and laden aboard the Thomas Bonadventure, the fore-peake whereof the said
Chowne caused to be steeved with Cotton wooll[?s] after the departure of the
said dart frigott from Cyprus, And further saith That the said shipp
being fully laden, this deponent being ashoare at Cyprus in Company of the
said Richard Chowne and Captaine hughes, heard the said hughes
demand of the said Chewne whether hee should proceed upon his Voyage
from thence or attend the said Convoy from Scanderoon, whereupon th said
Chewne replied, That it would not be long ere the said Convoy returned
and that in regard the times were dangerous it was best for him to attend
the said Convoy for the security of his shipp and ladeing, or words to that
or the like effect, which passed and were spoken in this deponents presence
and hearing, And saith That accordingly the said Convoy being returned
from Scanderoone to Ciprus the said shipp Thomas Bonadventure for
her better securitie sailed under the Conduct thereof from Ciprus to
Zant, where shee received and tooke in by order of the said Richard
Chewne three and twenty butts of Currans or thereabouts to be
transported in the same for this Port of London. The premisses this
deponent well knoweth being as aforesaid Chirurgions mate of and aboard
the said shipp Thomas Bonadventure during the whole Voyage in
Controversie, And further cannot depose./

Upon the rest of the articles of this said Allegation hee is not examined
by direction of the producent./:-

To the Crosse Interrogatories./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first negatively to every part thereof./

To the second hee saith hee this rendent served in and aboard the shipp
interrate during the whole Voyage in Controversie, and saith That in
the said shipp at her departure from England in the yeare 1651. there sailed as
passenger one Mr Abraham Rowse, who came aboard the said shipp at Gravesend
and was landed at Ciprus, and two other Merchants who were taken in at
Gravesend and landed at Ligorne, And otherwise negatively:-/

To the 3. hee saith, That hee this examinate first came to know the interrate
Richard Chewne at Scanderoon, when the said shipp as last there
upon the Voyage in Controversie, and saith the said Richard Chewne both
there and at Cyprus caused the said shipp to be laden, in the notion and
name of factor[?s] but whose factor in particular hee was or is this deponent
knoweth not, and saith that the English Convoy interrate consisted in
three men of warr, videlicet the Paragon under the Command of Captaine
Bodiley as Admirall, the Phoenix, Captaine Wadsworth Commander
the Elizabeth, Captaine Reeves Commander And otherwise



Fore peake

Definition: "Fore-peak: The section of the hold of a ship that is within the angle made by the bow and is used for trimming or for storage of cargo"[1]
  1. 'Fore-peak' in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2009, viewed 12/12/14