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To the second hee saith there were many other shipps in the said roade
the time aforesaid, and saith the desire lost one other anchor before
such her going out and two other anchors after her retourne, [?which GUTTER]
one was the sheet anchor, which was cut away by the fowle ground
and saith it was in the night about tenn or eleaven a clock when the
desire was loosened away from the Alexanders hold as aforesaid.
And further saving as aforesaid hee cannot depose.

To the third hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, and cannot
further depose.

To the fourth hee saith if this deponent had then bin overtaken with
dr[?unke], hee could not have gonne up and loosed the m[?aine]saile alone
(as hee did) and have come safely downe againe in such a storme,
And otherwise hee cannot depose saving negatively for his part.

The marke of the P S said Peter


The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

examined upon the said Libell.


Hance Petersson of Sonderbergh in holstein Sailor
aged 24 yeares or thereabouts worne and examined

To the second and third articles hee saith and deposeth
that hee well knoweth the shipp the Alexander arlate whereof Captaine
Cornelis was commander, and about tenn or twelve weekes since saw
her riding in the Roade of Oratavo, and well knoweth that while
shee soe ridd there a greate storme arising shee was constrained to
her shipp, her cables (rising by two anchors and two cables) to stand
out to sea, which hee knoweth being in the said roade neare the
Alexander in the shipp the desire (mr Colquite master) whereof hee
was one of the company. And further hee cannot depose saving what

To the fourth hee saith that the said roade being open, ships are
necessitated in stormes to put out to sea, and the stormes woming
suddenly to let somtimes their cables slipp, tying only buoys
to them to finde them againe./

To the fifth and sixth hee saith that after the Alexander was soe
gonne out, the said shipp the desire her anchors comming [?home] by [?stresse GUTTER]
and shee driving upon the said shipp-buoy of the Alexander shee was
made fast to the said buoy rope of the Alexander by the said Colquites
order; which fastening was donne by his company, and afterwards
in the night the storme being greate, and too boisterous for her
to ride, and necessitated to put out alsoe to [XXX], this deponent
went up into the shrowds about fitting her for sailing, and
while hee was there, shee went to saile, being loosened from the
said hold of the Alexanders bouye rope, and further hee cannot
depose, saving hee heard the [?folkes] of the shipp say shee came
to saile and [?lett] loose by the said Colquites cutting the bouoy-rope
and cutting of the buoy of the Alexander.

To the seaventh hee saith that after wards when the desire retourned
into the said roade, this deponent saw the Alexanders boate
manned rowing up and downe to looke for their said buoy, and
soe to get their cables and anchors, but they could not finde them.
And further hee cannot depose.