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way, And thereupon the Master and Company of the said
ship were foreced to hand their foreCourse; or foresaile, and
lye under a mizen. and whilest shee soe lay. the said shipps
Tiller was broken by the violence of the said Storme, and did
much endanger the looseing of the Rudder and sterne poast
of the said ship, and saith that at the helme Port where
her Tiller was broken the said ship receaved much water
in her hold, And the said very Violent Storme; not abating
the said ships missen sail, was by the Violence there of
splitt and Torne; and blowne away, and after it was blowne
away, the said ship was by
the force and Violence of the said Storme, forced to lye
broad off, to the sea, and by that meanes, shipped a greate
sea, which washed her boate and skiffe. to Leeward
and washed her sheat Anchor over board, and it, hanging
to the Rope to which it was fastened, and the said ship Roling
two and againe the said Anchor bilged a hole in the side of the
said ship just by her Lough, through which. And other places
and Croses: there ranne much Water in hold; soe that
her hold, had and receaved in a short space some four and a
halfe water, which caused the said ship to lye in the Sea,
without motion; And saith that by reason of the Violence
and duration of the said Storme; both the said ship Lading
and all the Company on board her were in great
danger of perishing in the Sea. This hee deposeth for that
hee was Boatswaine of and on board the said ship at
the time when the sayd Storme happened, and further hee
doth not depose.

To the 3d hee saith that fore said Thomas Chevers, and Company
of and on board the said shipp; in the said Storme did
upon a serious Consideration, for the safeguard of the said
ship and Lading, and their owne Lives Cut the said ships
Mainmast by the board, and Cut away the saile and
Rigging, and Tackling thereto belonging, and Cut away
her Sheat Anchor, and staved most of the Caskes of water
that were aboard her, and thereby did much Lighten the said
Shipp: And having now seene and read the Schedule Exhibited hee
saith that all and singular the Masts, sailes, tackle and
funiture and Materialls. therein set downe and Expressed
to the said Ship, were and are Utterly lost by meanes of the said Storme and they were [XX GUTTER]
, the time of their said Cutting away, and loosing well worth
the severall and respective summes of money, set downe in the
said schedule for the same, in the whole amounting to the summe
of One hundred fourty two pounds two shilllings sterling. and
that, besides the foresaid Damages, there was alsoe (by meanes
of the violence of the said Storme,) much hurt and damage