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The 9th of June 1659./.

Wood Bradley and Company against}
Colquite. Smith Suckley}

Examined upon an Allegation given in on the behalfe
of the said Colquite:


John Man of Horsey downe shipwright late
Carpenter of the ship the Desire: aged 40 yeeres
or thereabouts sworne and Examined.:./:.:

To the first hee saith that the said ship the Desire whereof Henry
Colquite was Master did not in her last voyage at the Canaryes
come within threee quarters of a Mile of the place where the
arlate ship the Alexander. did there Ride, nor did during her
stay there make fast to any of the buoyes, Cables, Anchors, or
buoy roapes, belonging to the said ship the Alexander neither
did the said Colquite, nor any of his ships Company during their
saty at the Canaryes with the said ship the Desire, the said
voyage Cut breake or Carry away any of the boyes, buoy Ropes, Cables
or Anchors belonging to the said ship Alexander, or any other
shipp during the said voyage, but what were belonging
to the said ship Desire, which hee knoweth for that hee belonged
to the said ship Desire all the voyage in question. And
taking notice of the Premisses, and further cannot

To the second hee saith that at the time of the said
shipp the Desire her being at the Canaryes the voyage in question
shee did foure times by reason of stresse of weather slip her Cables
and Anchors, and put out to sea for her safegard
and left Boyes fastned to the Anchors belonging to the said ship
Desire, which said boyes were either broke away from her
Anchors or kept under water by reason of the Currant, by
which meanes the said Colquite lost three Anchors there,
And saith that oftentimes in the said Roade ships are usually
forced out to sea and slip their Anchors and Cables,
with boyes fastnedthereunto, and mant times the boyes
breake off or are kept under water, and by that meanes the
Anchors and Cables are oftentimes lost. Which hee knoweth
for the reasons aforesaid, and further cannot depose./.

To the third hee saith, that the said Henry Colquite did once
upon his returne into the said Road of the Canaryes after hee
had bin soe Driven out as aforesaid, Make fast his said ship
to a slip boy that belonged to one [?Osbornes] ship and rode by that and an Anchor, for some
time, and then in regard the said Colquite could not loose
the rope that was fastned to the slip Boy belonging to the Anchor
of [?Osbornes] ship, hee Cut the same (being his owne) and
left the said slip Boy and the said Anchor and Cable, and did noe
Preiudice to the same, the Premisses hee deposeth being the man