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Statutes and orders made for the Lying ryding and Anchoring of ships
(as hee is informed) Prohibited soe to doe, And saith that all the Dammage aforesaid hapened
by the bilged said ships being so. And saith that (as hee hath Credibly
heard) noe Master of a ship ought by the Lawes Customes and Statutes of
the River of Thames to suffer his Anchor to lye without a buoy
more than one Tyde, and that in case any master shall suffer
his Anchor to lye without a buoy longer than one Tyde, the
said Master or the ship to whom the said Anchor belongeth . ought and
is Liable; (by the said Customes and Lawes) to make satisffaction
for what dammage shall come or happen thereby, or to that effect.
And further hee cannot depose.

To the 12th and 13th hee saith hee referreth himselfe to the Registry of
this Court and further doth not depose./.

To the 14th hee saith the said Clarke and Company owners
of the said ship Warewell by reason of the bilging of the said ship
have sustained damage (over and above the foresaid damage) to the
vallue of Tenn pounds as hee beleeveth in losse of Imployment
and further deposeth not:/:

To the 15th and 16th hee Referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition
and to the Lawe, and further hee deposeth not:/:

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true:/:

To the Interrogatoryes:/: [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first and second Interrogatories hee saith hee was Gunner of the
said ship the Warewell, the time Interrate, and saith hee knoweth
the foresaid Dutch ship to whom the said Anchor belonged by sight
and that shee is of the burthen of about 200 Tonnes. and saith
shee did ride at Anchor in a place where ship doe use to ride
at Anchor:/.

To the 3d hee saith the Warewell came to an Anchor neere Wapping
Dock at a high water [?slake] and at a lowe water was bilged
upon the said Anchor, and further cannot answer:/:

To the 4th hee saith the said ship Warewell lay about Eighteene
houres, at Wapping Dock before her said Bilging upon the said

To the 5th and 6th hee saith hee was on board the said ship at the
time of her bilging and soe was all the said time
shee roade there till such her bilging, saving, for about two houres
that hee was on shore, which his goeing ashore was on a ?Tuesday about
twelve of the Clock in the day, and returned about two
of the Clock of the same daye, and further cannot depose

To the 7th hee saith that severall other ships lye neere
the Place where the Warewell lay at Anchor, And further
answereth not.:/.

To the 8th negatively/.

To the 9th hee saith that the Master and some of the Company of the
Warewell having found the aforesaid Anchor that
belonged to the said Dutch ship they tooke away the same
said Anchor weighed as hee thinketh betwixt 150 and 200 weight. but
knoweth not the Vallue thereof and further he cannot Depose./.