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HCA 13/72 f.256v Annotate
First transcribed 15 October 2013  +
First transcriber Colin Greenstreet  +
Folio 256  +
Parent volume HCA 13/72  +
People <u>Edward Cragg</u>  +
Primary sources '''TNA''' <u>PROB</u> PROB 11/400/394 Will of William Crage or Craig, Mariner of Wapping, Middlesex 14 August 1690<br /> PROB 11/451/55 Will of John Cragg, Mariner of Shadwell, Middlesex 06 June 1699  +
Side Verso  +
Status Uploaded image; transcribed on 05/10/2013  +
Transcription To the 9th Interrogatorie hee saith that tTo the 9th Interrogatorie hee saith that though a shipp bee staunch and strong before<br /> a storme yet it doth not necessarily followe that therefore shee must receave noe<br /> harme above water then under water for hee hath observed that oft tymes a<br /> shipp is in a storme soe strayned in her seames that shee may and doth<br /> receave more harme under water then above./ To the 10th Interrogatorie hee saith hee beleeveth that before the storme it was necessary<br /> and usuall to pumpe the shipp three howers in a day or thereabouts and after<br /> the storme shee stood neede to be pumped five howers in a day or thereabouts<br /> and was pumped soe long at least every day till shee came into the river of<br /> Thames, And further hee cannot answeeere./ To the last hee cannot answere knowing nothing thereof./ William Talmage [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE] ***************************** The 19th of March 1657 English style/ Examined on the sayd allegation./ '''4''' '''Edward Cragg''' of Ratcliff in the parish of Stepney and County<br /> of Middlesex Mariner Master of a ffrigott called the ''Nantwich''<br /> ''ffrigott'' aged forty seaven yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse<br /> sworne and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet./ To the first second and third articles of the sayd allegation hee saith that hee<br /> this deponent being at Lisbon Master of the ''Nantwich ffrigott'' a shipp in the<br /> service of this Commonwealth at the same tyme when the ''Oporto Merchant'' was then<br /> ready to retourne thence with her ladeing the voyage in question which was in the<br /> Moneth of November last hee this deponent and the Master of the ''Centurion'' an<br /> other ffrigott in the imediate service of this Commonwealth were ordered by Captaine<br /> Stokes (who was left then Commander in Cheife by Generall Blake of<br /> certaine shipps in the imediate service of this Commonwealth) to convoy the sayd<br /> shipp the ''Oporto Merchant'' safe for England this deponents sayd ffrigott and the<br /> ''Centurion'' haveing then also necessary occasion to returne for England And<br /> thereupon hee this deponent with his ffrigott the ''Nantwich ffrigott'' accompanyed<br /> alsoe with the ''Centurion'' did undertake to Convoy the sayd shipp the ''Oporto Merchant''<br /> from Lisbon into the downes, and in order thereto sett sayle in Company toge[ather GUTTER]<br /> from Lisbon on the second day of November last and in their passage for England<br /> they mett with a very violent storme of of the Norther Cape which continued<br /> twenty fower howers at least with great violence in soe much that by force [?thereof GUTTER]<br /> the ''Nantwich ffrigott'' lost all her sayles saving her mayne topp sayle and<br /> was severed from the Company both of the ''Centurion'' and the ''Oporto''<br /> ''Merchant'' and receaved sight of them noe more while such tyme as the<br /> ''Nantwich ffrigott'' gott into the downes, and this deponent not finding [?her GUTTER]<br /> in the downes when his sayd frigtott came first in thither verily beleeveth<br /> that the ''Oporto Merchant'' had by violence of the sayd storme bin [XXXX GUTTER]<br /> and lost, but saith the next day after the arrivall of the ''Nantwich ffrigott'' in<br /> the downes both the ''Oporto Merchant'' and the ''Centurion ffrigott'' arrived in the<br /> downes and this deponent observed that the ''Centurion'' had lost his mayne<br /> topp sayle and splitt her foresayle by meanes of the sayd storme, but what<br /> dammage was happened thereby to the ''Oporto Merchant'' hee did not take<br /> any particular notice of but saith shee being a Merchantman and not<br /> saving soe many on board her to helpe to hand her sayles as the sayd<br /> ffrigott had could not choose but bee much hurt and damnified and<br /> her ladeing alsoe, by the violence of the sayd storme And further to these<br /> articles hee cannot depose./ To;br /> articles hee cannot depose./ To  +
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