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in this this deponents Judgment and estimate cannot bee repayred or
amended and shee made a serviceable shipp fitt to undertake a voyage
without the charge and
expence of one hundred and fifty pounds sterling at the least, for that shee
cannot bee made firme and fitt to undertake a voyage without takeing out
her whole stemme (part whereof yet remaynes) and this hee being a
shipwright by profession, well knoweth to be true And further cannot depose./
Upon the rest of the articles of this allegation hee is not examined by
direction of the producent./

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee cometh to bee a wittnes at the request of Lee the producent And to the rest of
the Interrogatorie hee answereth negatively/

To the second saving his foregoeing deposition hee answereth negatively.

To the 3: 4th and 5th Interrogatories hee saith saving his foregoeing
deposition hee cannot answere/.



The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined on the sayd allegation

Rp. EA. 4

William Sherwood of Rederiff in the County of
Surrey Shippwright aged forty six yeares or
thereabouts a wittnesse sworne and examined saith and
deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the second article of the sayd allegation upon which
alone hee is by direction of the producent examined hee saith
hee this deponent and his precontest henry Berrie being Shipwrights
by trade did upon or about Satterday the one and twen[?tith GUTTER]
of this instant ffebruary at the request of the producent Mr Lee
take a view of the shipp the Samuell arlate then lying at
Rederiff and upon the view by them made did finde that the sayd
shipps head and forecastle and sternend were broken downe and five of [?her GUTTER]
beames of her upper deck and her upper decke it selfe also broken down
and shee otherwise bruised and hurt, which dammage (as hee hath re[?adily GUTTER]
heard) was done by reason a shipp whereof one Otter was Master
came fowle of the Samuell running from New Castle And
saith that haveing seriously considered of the dammage appeareing to
be done to the Samuell hee this deponent in his Judgment and
estimate is fully perswaded that the sayd dammage cannot bee amended
and repayred under a hundred and fifty pounds sterling at least
and if hee this deponent were to undertake the repayre of her being
a shipwright hee would not undertake to doe the same for any [?lesse GUTTER]
summe well knowing shee will cost noe lesse to make her [?sound GUTTER]