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in this cause and he saith that they did all severally and
respectively doe and performe their severall dutyes and
services in the sayd shipp in the her sayd homeward voyage
And further he cánnot depose./

To the second he deposeth that in the sayd shipp her passage
from the Barbadoes on Christmas Eve last past she
then being in or about the degrees of 34 and 1/2 there
happened a very violent and raging storme (which continued
about fower or five dayes and nights by reason of the
violence and rage of which storme, and by reason of the
two (sic) much weight of goods between deckes the shipps side
gave way from her Gunn deck, insoemuch that in the
shipps raling a man might (of this deponents sight and
knowledge) thrust his hand between the deck and the shipps side
and that in the said storme the sayd shipp's long boate was
staved all to peices by the fury of the seas, And he
saith that in that great storme the sayd shipps Company
did much and often feare that she and her lading would
have suncke downeright, And that they (videlicet the Mariners
of the sayd shipp, all and every one of them) did use their
utmost endeavours and labours in doing all that by man
could be done for the preservation of her and her said
lading, which by the blessing of God upon their said endeavours
was effected, and that during the sayd storme the Company
did continually pumpe keeping two pumpes (by turnes)
constantly goinge, The premisses he deposeth for that he
was during all the sayd storme aboard the sayd shipp being
one of her Mariners And further he cannot depose./

To the third he deposeth that the shipp was the voyage arlate
two much laden, with goods in all conscience, and that by reason
of her being soe overladen, the chaine pumpe of the sayd
shipp could not be made use in the [XXXXXX] predeposed of,
And he alsoe saith that the long boate being rased by
fury of the Seas in the storme predeposed of she had not any
other boate belonging to her, And further he cannot depose.

To the fourth he deposeth that the sayd shipp did come to nigh
Aberdee on or about the 18th of January 1656 about
night time, and that upon the shipps arrivall there the
arlate Croford and Company were altogether ignorant where
they were, and that therfore by the command of the sayd Croford
many Gunns were fired and shott off to have had helpe come
aboard him and to have told where the sayd shipp was, and
that she lay there at an anchor all that night and noe body
came to helpe or receive them, And further he cannot

To the fifth he deposeth that upon the 19th of January
1656 the sayd shipp being at Aberdee, and it then being
co[XXXX]red by the shipps Company that shee was nigh Aberdee
the shipps Company did weigh the shipps anchor and by
the Captains order endeavoured to steere her for London and
that after the anchor was up some of˺ the shipps Company acquainted
him with the great want of provisions and other necessaryes