|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Associated with ship(s)||Saint George of London (Master: Thomas Nevin), Saint George of London (Master: Henry Minor)|
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|Has opening text||Thomas Dore|
|Has signoff text||Thomas Dore|
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|Language skills||English language|
|Res town||South Yarmouth|
|First deposition age||25|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/70 f.6r Annotate|
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|Deposition date(s)||Sep 14 1654|
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|Has infobox completed||Yes|
|Has synthesis completed||No|
|Has HCA evidence completed||No|
|Has source comment completed||No|
|Type of ship||Merchant ship|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
Thomas Dore (b. ca. 1629; d. ?). Mariner.
Shipped quartermaster of the ship the Saint George at Messina, for the return voyage to London out of the Mediterranean.
Resident in 1654 in South Yarmouth in the county of Norfolk.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Twenty-five year old Thomas Dore deposed on September 14th 1654 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on interrogatories "On the behalfe of William Mico and John Heard English merchants resident in Naples touching their losse in the shipp the Saint George of London".
Thomas Dore stated that the ship the Saint George "came from Zant and Cephalonia (where shee had taken in currance) to Messina and there this deponent was shipt quarter master of her". She took in a lading of cotton wool and feathers at Messina and replaced Thomas Nevin withe with Henry Minor as her master.
She departed Messina in March 1654, intending to return to London, but "in her course of proceeding for Legorne, where shee was intended to touch to get company, comming of the Malo[?r]a, shee was met with and set upon by a dutch man of warr in hostilitie against the subiects of this Commonwealth and after severall houres fight was soe rent and shattered by the said man of warr that at length shee sanck right downe and perished in the sea together with all her lading saving tenn bales of silke which were saved before shee sunck".