|Secondary shorebased occupation|
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|Is apprentice of|
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|Has opening text||Phillipus Davies|
|Has signoff text||Phillipp Davies|
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|Language skills||English language|
|First deposition age||30|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/63 f.447r Annotate|
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|Deposition date(s)||Oct 30 1650|
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|Has infobox completed||Yes|
|Has synthesis completed||No|
|Has HCA evidence completed||No|
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|Type of ship||Merchant ship|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
Phillipp Davies (alt. Phillipus Davies) (b. ca. 1620; d. ?). Shipwright ("Naupagus").
Hired as an additional carpenter of the ship the Abigail and Jonathan at Virginia.
Resident in 1650 in Limehouse in the parish of Stepney.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Thirty year old Phillip Davies deposed on October 30th 1656 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined in the case of "Arlabeer et aly con Jauncey et al.".
Phillip Davies stated that "the time the shipp the Jonathan and Abigail came and arrived at Virginia the voyage in question hee this deponent came abord her being hired into her as a carpenter by Robart Payn her commannder and William Steevens and then shee was in repairing and cawking, there being then three Carpenters at worke upon her in such repairing and cawking besides two that belonged unto her before and at the time of such his this deponents coming aboard her, and saith that of his knowledge the said Page was forced to goe and did goe to other shipps that were there to speke for and procure materialls and necessaries for the said repaires, which repaires consisted cheifly in cawking." The ship "was in repairing as aforesaid at Virginia about a moneth after hee this deponent came as aforesaid to worke aboard her, besides the time that the other five carpenters had wrought upon her before such his comming into her, whereas had the said shipp bin staunch and sufficient".