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during all the sayd storme, doe and discharge
their dutyes respectively, And further he cannot

To the third article he deposeth that when he this deponent
went to Captaine Croford at the Barbadoes to speake
his passage and freight, the sayd Captaine told this deponent
that hee would keepe his decks cleere that he might have liberty
to use his gunns, but he saith that when this deponent
came away in the sayd shipp he found that the sayd Croford
had stowed her betweene decks all along, with hoggs=heads
Butts and other goods, and that she had more goods
aboard her than she was well able to carry, and that
in the storme predeposed of the sayd shipps chaine=
pumpe was not nor could be made use of Nor
indeed could the gunns have bin made use of (in case
there had bin an occasion) unless the some goods had
first bin heaved over board her, And further he
cannot depose/

To the fourth he deposeth that on or about the 18th of
January 1656 the sayd shipp did arrive at Aberdee
which was a place altogether unknowne unto the sayd
Croford and Company, and that therupon many
gunns were fired and shott off, and that alsoe lights
were hanged out upon the shrowds to have had some
helpe or releife to have come unto them, though none
came áll that night And further he cannot depose

To the fifth article he deposeth that betweene the time that the
storme predeposed of happened to the sayd shipp and her
arrivall at Aberdee, she sprange a leake in her stemme
which was very dangerous to both shipp and lading, and
that the sayd leake was stoppt (as was reported in the
sayd shipp) by peeces of beif and putting of Okum
into the said leake with hands only And further he cannot

To the sixth article he deposeth and saith that when the
sayd shipp the Gilbert was at Aberdee there was aboard her
Mariners and passengers to the number of about 55 persons
and that of this deponents certaine knowledge the sayd
shipps Mariners did indure great hardshipp and wer
much pinched in their allowance, Insoemuch that during the sayd voyage he
this deponent did and doth much wonder how they could doe their
labour soe well as they did with soe short allowance
And further he cannot depose.

To the seaventh and eighth articles, that whiles the sayd shipp
was at Aberdee she having noe boate to goe ashoare some
of the Mariners of the sayd shipp did make a boate of
boards to send some of the Company ashoare to look[e GUTTER]
for helpe concerneing the sayd shipp and her lading, and
he saith there was noe use made of the sayd boate, And
that upon or about the 19th day of January 1656 the arlate