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and skiffe: that were fastned to the sayd ships Deck were wa[XX GUTTER]
to Leeward, and with the goeing overboard of the said [?Anchor GUTTER]
which hunge to the said ship by the Rope to which it was fastned
and by the said ships Rowlings it bilged a hole in the side
of the said ship, through which hole; and other places in the sayd ships side which were XX by violence of the [XXXX GUTTER]
Insoemuch that there was in a short time foure foote
and a halfe of water in her hold, which caused the said [?ship GUTTER]
to lye dead in the sea; And saith that the said ships lading [XXXX GUTTER]
and Company onboard. by reason long Continuing of the said ?Extreme
Stormy and windy weather, were all in greate danger
of Sinking and perishing in the sea. And further deposeth
that this deponent and Company on board the said ship did
upon good advice Consideration, and Consultation, for the
preservation of the said ship and Lading, and their owne
Lives. Cut downe the maine mast. by the board. and cut
away. the Ropes and Tackling thereto belonging,
and did stave and cast over board most
of their caskes with fresh water, And were for the preservation of their shipp [XXXX GUTTER]
to cut their foresaid sheath Anchor, and Main [XXXX GUTTER]
and tackling thereto belonging, and all and singular
the Tackle Apparrell furniture and things belonging
to the said ship the Oporto Merchant. mentioned and
set downe in the Schedule annexed to the said Allegation
(now seene and read over by this deponent) and the said Tackle
and things therein set downe. were at the time of
their said Cutting and Casting away and loosing
well worth the severall summes set downe in the said schedule
for the same, amounting in the whole to the summe of One hundred
fourty two pounds two shillings sterling. And saith. that by
the violence of the said Storme the said mizen saile was blown
away and Lost which was then worth four pounds, and the stern
poast Rudder and sterne of the said Shipp. were by the same
meanes much damnifyed to the vallue of about twenty
pounds: The premisses hee Deposeth being Master of the said
Ship, and on board her the foresaid time, and an Eye witness
of the same And further hee cannot depose.

To the 4th and 5th (sic) hee saith that during all the time the
said Storme Continued, and after wards, this deponent and
All his Company did Constantly keepe both the
pumpes goeing, and the water increasing they were [XXXX GUTTER]
to bring the said Ships starboard side to the sea, and then [XXXX GUTTER]
said Ship being XXred, or turned, her spritsaile was [?blowne GUTTER]
away, by the violence of the said Storme, and in the morning of
the 21th day of January last, the Said Storme abated And [?this GUTTER]