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To the 3d article and Schedule therein mentioned hee saith that the Master and Company of
and on board the said Ship, did upon Good Consideration
for the Safeguard of the said Shipp and Lading, and of
their owne Lives. Cut downe the said Ships Maine
Mast by the board and Cut away all the Tackling
thereto belonging, and did Stave and Cast over board most
of the Caske (OR, casks) of ffresh water, that the said Ship might bee
Lightened. And saith that the said Mainemast, sheat
Anchor. and all and Singular the tackle Appell and
furniture of or belonging to the said Ship the Oporto Merchant
severally mentioned and set downe in thee Schedule, were
Cast into, (and lost) in the sea, for the preservation of the said
Ship, and at the time of such their loosing were well
worth the severall summes mentioned, and set downe in
the said schedule (now read over unto him). amounting in
the whole to One hundred, fourty two pounds two shillings
And beside the said goods and materialls hee saith the Missen saile Blowne
away as aforesaid, was worth about foure pounds sterling
And much damage done to the said Ships Rudder
Sterne Post, and Stemme, the repaires whereof will Cost the
said Owners about twenty pounds as he beleeveth The
Premisses hee deposeth being Carpenter of the said Ship
as aforesaid. And further cannot Depose./:

To the 4th and 5th hee saith that During the Continuance
of the said Storme. the Master and Company of the said Ship
did Constantly ply both the Pumpes of the said ship and
kept them Goeing, and the said Storme still Continuing
the Company of the said ship were Constrained to bring
the said Ships Starboard side to the sea. and the Ship being ?Turned
her Spritsaile was blowne away and lost, and the next
morning the said Storme, or Tempest abating the Master and
Company through their great Paines did stop the said Leake
made by the Said Anchor. and alsoe the Leake, at the helme
Port, and freed her of the water. And saith the said Ship
at her said departure from the Barbadoes and Imediately before
the said Dammage happened was a strong Ship, fit for such a Voyage and Imployment
and very well fitted with all manner of materiall and Necessaryes,
and was not over loaden, at the said time, and saith that
her sheate Anchor, was well and sufficiently fastned to
the side of the said Ship, with Ropes. And saith that all
such damage which hath happened to the said ship and Lading
happened not by any Insufficeincy, of in the said Ship,
or any fault of her Master and Company, but meerely by the
violence of the said Storme; And further cannot depose/..