|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Mariner occupation||Gunner's mate|
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|Is apprentice of|
|Was apprentice of|
|Has opening text||John Couch|
|Has signoff text||John Couch|
|Signoff image||(Invalid transcription image)|
|Language skills||English language|
|First deposition age||26|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/70 f.62v Annotate|
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|Act book date(s)|
|Personal answer date(s)|
|Deposition date(s)||Feb 17 1655|
|How complete is this biography?|
|Has infobox completed||Yes|
|Has synthesis completed||No|
|Has HCA evidence completed||No|
|Has source comment completed||No|
|Type of ship||Merchant ship|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
John Couch (b. ca. 1629; d. ?). Mariner.
Gunner's mate of the ship the Chase.
Resident in 1655 in Ratcliff in the parish of Stepney.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Twenty-six year old John Couch deposed on February 15th 1655 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation in the case of "Captaine Benjamin Gunston commander of the ship the Chase, agains Pennington and others".
The case concerned dreadful weather experienced for twenty-eight days on the return of the ship the Chase from Scanderoone and Cyprus to London.