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HCA 13/72 f.243r Annotate
First transcribed 19 September 2013  +
First transcriber Colin Greenstreet  +
Folio 243  +
Parent volume HCA 13/72  +
Side Recto  +
Status Uploaded image; transcribed on 19/09/2013  +
Transcription To the 4 hee saith the ''Industry'' arriveTo the 4 hee saith the ''Industry'' arrived at the Canaries the 5th of September<br /> (English Account) 1654 and came thence againe about the fifteenth of<br /> November the same yeare english Accompt and further not having his<br /> Journall hee cannot answere as to the particular tyme./ To the 5th hee saith hee heard noe such order as is Interrogate and therefore<br /> cannot answere to this Interrogatorie./ To the 6th hee cannot answere knowing nothing touching the contents thereof/ Repeated before doctor Godolphin Thomas Anneley [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE] ***************************** The 20th of ffebruary 1657: Examined on the sayd allegation/ '''Rp. 2''' '''Beniamin Denning''' of Ratcliff in the parish of Stepney<br /> and County of Middlesex Mariner aged 27 yeares or thereabouts a<br /> wittnesse sworne and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet/ To the first and second articles of the sayd allegation hee saith that in the<br /> Moneth of November 1654 there came a hundred and odd pipes of wine (but<br /> the odd number hee remembreth not) which wines were sent all upon one day (and<br /> by the arlate Gowen Painter (as hee beleeveth) to be stowed aboard the shipp the<br /> ''Industrie'' and there being sich a great quantitie sent togeather and a great many<br /> of them betweene decks and the upper deck as full alsoe as they could bee sett with<br /> Conveniencie of leaving roome to worke in the stoweing of them the arlate<br /> Sydrack Blake and company knowing that soe many being brought aboard<br /> together they lay in great danger of being staved if not speedily stowed did cause<br /> his Company to worke extreame hard day and night and heave out the ballast to<br /> make roome to stowe the sayd wines and by such their extraordinary paines<br /> and labour did not only heave out the sayd ballast but alsoe stowe all the sayd hundred and odd pipes of wine in a day<br /> and a nights tyme whereas the greatest quantitie of wine which is usually stowed<br /> aboard a shipp in one day is not above fiftie or sixty pipes, by meanes of<br /> which haste and speede that was made to stowe the sayd wines (soe many being<br /> brought aboard at one tyme) to prevent the danger of their being staved. hee beleeveth<br /> there was some losse of tonnage in the stoweing of them it not being possible<br /> with such speede to stowe them to the best advantage of tonnage of the sayd shipp<br /> And further to these articles hee cannot depose having lost his papers and noates<br /> concerning the sayd voyage To the 2 article hee saith that hee this deponent being boatswaine of her the voyage in<br /> question and having gone a former voyage in her knoweth that the sayd shipp<br /> the ''Industrie'' was of the burthen of two hundred tonnes and upwards and<br /> did that former voyage carrie about two hundred tonnes of oyle and salt<br /> from Cadiz to the Canaries And saith that the voyage in question the sayd<br /> shipp the ''Industry'' beside the wines shee brought home for the sayd Page and<br /> others brought home the quantitie of at least two tonnes in presents or Regalias<br /> but whether without freight or noe hee knoweth not, nor knoweth hee experimentally the difference of<br /> the Mallega and Canary tonnage having never bin a voyage to Mallega but hath<br /> heard other seamen who have made voyage to both places saye that the Mallega tonnage<br /> is bigger than the Canarie tonnage, two butts at Mallega being reckoned to a tonne<br /> each but conteyning one hundred and twenty gallons, and the tonnage of the Canaries<br /> hee this deponent knoweth is only two pipes to a tonne each pipe conteyning aonly a hundred and<br /> twelve gallons at the most And hee verily beleeveth that in case the ''Industrie'' did bring<br /> home lesse tonnage then shee ought by agreement to have brought, the sayd hurryeing<br /> and disorderly putting the sayd hundred and odd pipes aboard in mannerayd hundred and odd pipes aboard in manner  +
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