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asterne and close aboard her, and rode by her sheate anchor till
the said wednesday after noone, at which time shee weighed and stood in
for Portsmouth, and on the thursday night next following about seaven
or eight of the clock at night shee came to an anchor under Saint hellens
point, whether (being in the condition of a wreck) shee
was necessitated to goe for releif and supplie, and to preserve the shipp,
goods and mens lives. And saith that the said shipp by meanes of the
said storme lost as aforesaid her foremast, fore top mast, maine mast
maine top mast, and here fore saile fore top saile and sprit saile, together with her rigging
which her company were forsed to cutt away for safegard of their lives and
of shipp and goods in the said storme, as alsoe shee lost two anchors, and
cables, one whereof they were forsed to cutt away to cleare the wreck
of her maste and yards which were fowle thereof, All which hee
knoweth being aboard the said shipp whereof hee went merchant
and seeing the premisses soe donne and happen. And saith that the necessarie
repairing and supplying the said losses and defects of the said masts
anchors, sailes, and other worke and materialls cost at
Portsmouth and amounted to - two hundred ninetie three pounds thirteene
shillings and tenn pense, which hee knoweth because hee this deponent disbursed
the moneys for the same and kept the account thereof. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the third Interrogatorie hee saith and deposeth that the Interrogated
John Elliot at the time of the proceeding of the said shipp on the said voyage
from this port was (as this deponent beleeveth and hath heard) owner of
fifteene sixteenth parts of her and of her stock and soe continued to the
time of her said disaster. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the fourth hee saith that the lading of the said shipp consisted
of linnen cloth, peeces of stuff, beere, and some peeces of eight
amounting in all to the valew of two hundred pounds sterling
or thereabouts. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.



The 20th of March 1655.

Wright and company}
against Lenthall and others.}

Examined upon the fore said allegation.


George Phillips of Shadwell in the County
of Middlesex Mariner, aged 52 yeeres or
thereabouts sworne and exámined.

To the fifth árticle of the said allegation which alone hee is by direction
of the producent exámined hee saith and deposeth that while the
shipp the ffriendshipp arlate was and remained the voyage in question
in Mallega roade, this deponent who had bin prisoner in Spaine
came aboard her to get his passage home in her, and after such this
deponents comming aboard her namely on the three and twentieth or
foure and twentieth of October last past or neare about one of those
dayes, Mr Whitby factor of the said shipp came aboard her lying
about two miles or betweene two and three miles out in the roade and