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done to the said ships Rudder Sternepost and Stemme; the
repaire whereof will cost the said Owners about twenty pounds
sterlings, besides hee saith that the ?Masson saile of the said ship,
was worth about XXXX at the time of the blowing away of the same; The
premisses hee deposeth for the Reasons aforesaid, and for that
hee was one that helped to Comprize the said Materialle
set downe in the said schedule; and further hee deposeth not:

To the 4th hee saith that for and during the Continuance of the
said Storme,; her Company did (when they
could stand upon the Deck) ply both her pumpes, and keepe
them goeing the Storme Continunueing the Company
of the said ship were forced to bring the said Ships Starboard
Syde to the Sea and the shipp being turned her Spritsaile
was blowne away, and the next morning about day light
the said Storme Abating the Master and Company of the said ship
by their Great Labour, Care, and Dilligence, did Stop the said
ships Leake, by her Lough, and freed her of the water which
shee had in her, This hee deposeth for that hee assisted
therein, And further hee cannot depose.

To the 5th hee saith that the said Ship, at such time as shee
came from the Barbadoes the said voyage, and untill the said
Storme and Tempest happened was a strong stanch and Tight
Vesselle, and had very good deycke and very well fitted with all manner of Materialle
fit for such A ship, and Voyage, And was not over Laden
the said voyage, And saith that the said sheat Anchor which
was as aforesaid washed from the said ships side; was before
it was washed off very well and sufficiently made fast to
the said ships Side; the stock being lashed to the Timber before
and the fflooks Chocked out, and firmely muffled and
made fast with the shanke painter, And saith that all such
dammage which happened to the said ship; and that which is
happened to her Lading or any part thereof, came not nor
was occasioned by any insufficiency in the said ship, or any
fault, or negligence; of or in her Master and Company, on board
her. But meerely by the said violent weather yeilding a reason of his knowledge as before And otherwys (sic)
Cannot depose./

To the 6th hee referreth himselfe to the Registrey of this Court.

To the last hee saith his foregoeing Deposition is true./:

Richard James [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 11th day of March 1658

Examined upon the sayd Allegation.

Rp 3:?ne

Phillip Harvey of Limehouse Mariner, Carpenter
of the ship the Oporto Merchant, aged 40 yeeres or
thereabouts sworne and Examined:/