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HCA 13/68 f.6r Annotate
First transcribed 1 August 2013  +
First transcriber Colin Greenstreet  +
Folio 6  +
Parent volume HCA 13/68  +
Side Recto  +
Status Uploaded image; transcribed on 01/08/2013  +
Transcription The ''Advantage'', which he so did the betThe ''Advantage'', which he so did the better to discover or what the sayd shipp<br /> the ''Morning Star'' or ''Golden Starr'' might be, and for the same purpose<br /> soone after shott a warning peice being still out of shott, and thereupon<br /> the sayd shipp the ''Golden Starr'' bore toward the ''Advantage frigot'' and<br /> fired one Gun without shott, which in the sea language is much as to<br /> say All freinds and presently putt out a Redd Ancyent which when this deponent perceyved he immediately tooke<br /> downe his says Holland Colours, and putt out the Colours of this Commonwealth<br /> whereupon the sayd shipp ''Golden Starr'' stood off from the ''Advantage'' and<br /> returned into her former course, howbeit this deponent made after the<br /> sayd ship and being come upp with her within pistoll shott side by side<br /> haled the sayd shipp ''Golden Starr'', and badd them severall tymes that they<br /> should strike for the Parliament of England, whereto the sayd Master<br /> of the ''Golden Starr'' refused to strike, and bad this deponent kisse his breech<br /> and sayd he would not strike to such a small shipp as the ''Advantage'' was<br /> and immediatley fetcht out his Cutlase and waved it att this deponent bidding<br /> him to do his worst and come under his Lee and this deponent desired him in a fair way to submitt<br /> himselfe to be visited and to send out his boat to that purpose, and thereto the<br /> sayd master of the ''Golden Starr'' replyed that he had noe boat to send out,<br /> whereas in truth as afterwards appeared he had a fair good boat aboard<br /> Hereupon this deponent percyving that entreaty would not prevayle fired a<br /> gunn over him; and then immediatley the sayd Master of the ''Golden Starr'' hoysted out his flagg<br /> of defiance being a Red flagg with a oicture of a hand and sword<br /> thereon, and then againe badd this deponent doe his worst, And this deponent<br /> againe firing another gunn over him hee immediatley fired a whole broad<br /> side at this deponent and killed one of this deponents men; upon which<br /> a sharp fight was begann which continued from about .8. of the Clock in<br /> the morning till about 12 att noone betwixt the sayd shipps the ''Advantage''<br /> ''frigott'' wearing the Colours of this Commonwealth, and the sayd shipp the<br /> ''Golden Starr'' wearing her redd Ancyent and flagg of defyance as aforesayd<br /> in which fight this deponent lost two of his men, and the ''Golden Starr''<br /> fought sharply all the sayd tyme, and the master and Company of her<br /> used their uttmost endeavour to sinke and destroy the sayd ''Advantage frigott''<br /> the premisses this deponent knoweth being actually engaged in the sayd fight<br /> aboard the ''Advantage'' and seeing and observing the premisses to be true<br /> as he hath now declared and otherwise cannot depose To the nynth tenth articles of the sayd Allegation This deponent saith that<br /> during the sayd fight and about 12 of the Clock of the same day the arlate<br /> shipp the ''Waterhound'' whereof Giles Shelley was Commander came<br /> upp, And the ''Water hound'' came and engaged in the fight and shott att the<br /> ''Golden Starr'', and the ''Golden Starr'' made a broad side against the ''Waterhound''<br /> and fought with her and wounded the Boatswaine therof, and continued<br /> the sayd fight till she was boarded and subdued by the sayd shipps the ''Waterhound''<br /> and ''Advantage''. And he saith that during all the sayd fight the foresayd flagg<br /> of defiance continued still upp at the main topmast head of the ''Golden Starr'' and<br /> wasf the ''Golden Starr'' and<br /> was  +
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