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5th of January 1654. [CENTRE HEADING]

De hare Stocke and others against}
Cable. Suckley Smith.}

Examined upon the said allegation.


Thomas Martyn of Redriffe in the County
of Middlesex maryner aged 48 yeares or
thereabouts a witnes sworne and Examined saith
and deposeth as followeth./

To the first article of the said allegation this deponent saith and deposeth
that hee was one of the Company of the shipp dove whereof Walter Cable was and is master the voyage in
question which was about the beginning of August last past, and
saith that from the tyme that the said shipp the Dove went out of
the Thames untill shee came to Tinmouth she did never touch
violently meet with or fall fowle of any shipp or vessell whatsoever
neither did shee fall foule touch or strike the shipp the Successe
arlate in the place called the Well arlate: all which this deponent
knoweth being present and aboard the said shipp the said voyage
and further cannot depose./

To the second article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth
that whilest the shipp the Dove lay att the Scheilds near
Newcastle, in th emoneth of August last past the Master of the
shipp the Successe arlate (whom this deponent hath since seen and
knowne) did send a boate aboard the shipp dove and asked for
the boy of the shipp, and told him there was an uncle of his
was come out of the countrey to see him, whereuppon the boy
went a shoare, where the said master of the Successe carryed him
to an alehouse and gave him a drink and would have
had him drinke more then hee could bear, and urged him to
say and confesse that the shipp Dove did overrunn the ship
the Successe or to that effect, all which passages on shoare this deponent was told
by the said Boy who also since hath showed this deponent the
said Master of the Successe: And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the third article of the said allegation this deponent saith and
deposeth that the Bowe of the shipp the Dove mended att
Newcastle the voyage in question, was not mended because