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the goods of and belonging to the said Robert Browne, and was
laden for his accompt at the said Ile of Matt by his factor there
(whose name hee doth not more remember) and consigned to bee delivered
to him the said Robert on his order at Algier; and with that the said Robert Browne
and his brother Thomas Browne were Commonly accounted sole
owners of the said shipp and her tackle and furniture on and after
the said first of June 1655, but what part or there belonged
to any of them hee knoweth not. The premisses touching the said
voyage and lading hee deposeth being boatswaine of the said shipp and
going the said voyage from place to place in her. And further
hee cannot depose.

To the third hee saith that the said shipp after the premisses going
from Algier to Ligorne and thence to Smyrna, did at Smyrna
in the moneth of October 1655 (or thereabouts) take in her ladeing
of Buffalo hides, Cardinants, Cotton yarne, grogeram yarne wax
Allum, and silke; and set saile thence therewith on or about
the 28th day of the said moneth of October 1655 bound for Ligorne
her intended port of discharge, and that after shee had bin
by stresse of weather put in at Malta, and was thence departed
to prosecute her said voyage for Ligorne, shee was in december 1655
about two dayes before Christmas chased by a man of warr,
which showing {noe} colours, gave the master of the Starr and company
reason to thinke him a Turkish pirate, and for safeguard made with
the Starr for the shore of Sicilia, where ariving and comming to
an anchor under command of a Castle, the pirate
stood off againe to sea, and that the Castle shooting to force them
ashore, they to avoid that, and seeing the pirate gonne, cutt
cables and lost their anchor and set saile for Ligorne, but the
said pirate perceiving them under saile, stood after them againe
and in the evening fetched them up,
and sending his boate manned to [?board GUTTER]
them they, namely the master and company of the Starr were forced to run and
did run the said shipp and lading ashore on the coast of Sicilia
where the Spaniards possest them selves of such of the lading as
could be saved, but the shipp was there staved to in peeces against
the rocks, and quite lost together with the rest of her lading
that was not saved by the Spaniards; and saith the said Robert
Browne and his said brother at the said time of casting away and
losse of the said shipp were commonly accounted sole owners of her
but whether the said Robert had any share in the said goods or not
hee saith hee doth not knowe, The premisses touching the said
voyage and losse hee deposeth being boatswaine of the said shipp
and seeing the said premisses soe happen, and otherwise hee cannot

To the crosse Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]