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HCA 13/73 f.26v Annotate
First transcribed 28 July 2013  +
First transcriber Colin Greenstreet  +
Folio 26  +
Parent volume HCA 13/73  +
People '''Bartholomew Ketcher''' * "Thursday, De'''Bartholomew Ketcher''' * "Thursday, December 23, 2004 English Captain: Bartholomew Kitcher (or Ketcher) In the list of English captains, R. C. Anderson spells the name Bartholomew Ketcher. In an earlier article, R. C. Anderson said that Bartholomew Kitcher probably had fought at the Battle of Scheveningen in the ''Half Moon'' (30 guns). Captain Kitcher commanded the ''Half Moon'' from 1653 to 1654, and commanded the ''Great Charity'' in 1659. Both of these ships were Dutch prizes. The Dutch name for the ''Half Moon'' was ''Halve Maan''. The ship had been hired by the Monnikendam Directors. Her Dutch captain was Hendrick Pieterszoon. The ship was captured at the Battle of the Gabbard in June 1653. The ''Great Charity'' was an Amsterdam Directors' ship, the ''Groote Liefde'' (38 guns), captured at the Battle of Portland in February 1653. Her Dutch captain was Bruijn van Seelst. He commanded the ship from early 1652 until the Battle of Portland. She was was a large ship, 132ft x 29ft x 13.5ft (Amsterdam feet). <u>Sources:</u> R. C. Anderson, 'English Fleet-Lists in the First Dutch War', ''The Mariner's Mirror'', Vol.XXIV No.4, October 1938; R. C. Anderson, 'List of English Naval Captains 1642-1660', 1964; James C. Bender, unpublished manuscript "Dutch Ships 1620-1700", 2004."UNIQ313aaa028822c380-ref-0000058F-QINU * There is a manuscript bill of lading signed by Bartholomew Kitcher, master of the ship the ''Merchant Adventurer''dated 1661, at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. The bill of lading is for the delivery of 11 pipes of canary wines to London from TenerifeUNIQ313aaa028822c380-ref-00000592-QINU, UNIQ313aaa028822c380-ref-00000595-QINU <br /> [[File:SNIPPET_Bartholomew_Kitcher_AMLN8_CSG_290713.PNG|thumbnail|600px|none]]MLN8_CSG_290713.PNG|thumbnail|600px|none]]  +
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Transcription To the 3d hee saith that at Leghorne thereTo the 3d hee saith that at Leghorne there were laden on board<br /> the said ship the ''Lixon ffrigot'', a quantitye of oyle, Rice<br /> soape, some paper, and some other Comodityes (but the Vallue<br /> thereof, or for whose Account they were laden hee knoweth not,)<br /> and saith hee beleeveth the said goods were Consigned to<br /> be Delivered at Oratava, if they could there get prattick for<br /> the same and further hee cannot depose./.:. To the 4th hee saith the said ship sailed from Ligorne to<br /> Oratava, and there arrived, and otherwise negatively<br /> saving his foregoeing deposition./. To the 5th negatively for his part: saving as aforesaid./. To the 6th hee saith that the said Ketcher seeing hee could not<br /> get prattick for his said ship the ''Lisbone ffrigot'' at<br /> Oratava as aforesaid set saile for the Maderas as aforesaid. and otherwise<br /> negatively:/. To the 7th hee cannot depose thereto:/: The marke of<br /> [MARKE]<br /> the said Man:/. ******************** The 10th day of January<br /> 1656:/. Examined on the said Allegation./: '''Rp. 3''' '''Thomas Wilkinson''', of Wapping in the parish<br /> of Stepney and County of Middlesex Mariner<br /> late Masters Mate of the Ship the ''Lixon ffrigot''. aged<br /> 30 yeeres or thereabouts sworne and Examined: To the first and second articles of the said Allegation hee saith<br /> and deposeth that hee hath well knowne the arlate ship<br /> the ''Lixon ffrigot'', (Bartholomew Ketcher Master) these said [?three] yeeres last during all which space<br /> He hath belonged to this Port, and alsoe all the said<br /> time and longer hath really belonged to English men, and<br /> subjects of this Comonwealth, And saith that all the<br /> said Mariners that served in the said ship the Voyage<br /> in question, were English men, and subjects of the said<br /> Comonwealth (except one Carole Tye who was an<br /> Italian), which said mariners together with the Master of<br /> the said ship, and the said Tye, Consisted and were<br /> Eleaven men and a boy, and not more. This hee knoweth<br /> for that hee went out Mate of the said ship, the Voyage<br /> in question, and soe Continued untill, and after her discharge<br /> here at this Port, and further cannot depose./: To the third hee saith the said ''Lixon ffrigot'' arrived on or<br /> neere about the 25th day of October 1658 in Oratava Road<br /> and saith hee heard the said Ketcher, when hee was<br /> in the said Road desire the said Tye to use his utmost Indeavour<br /> dilligence and care ashore to get Prattick for the said<br /> Ship, or to that effect, and further hee cannot depose:: To the fourth, and 5th hee saith that upon the said day that the<br /> said Ship arrived in the said Road of Oratava, the foresaid<br /> Carola Tye, did there goe ashore in a Dutch Boate, that belonged<br /> to a Dutch Ship, there rijding (sic), whereof one Captaine Corneliusding (sic), whereof one Captaine Cornelius  +
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