|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Mariner occupation||Gunner, One of the Company|
|Associated with ship(s)||Elizabeth and Mary (Master: Thomas Middleton)|
|Is apprentice of|
|Was apprentice of|
|Has opening text||Cuthbert Stone|
|Has signoff text||Cudbard Stone|
|Signoff image||(Invalid transcription image)|
|Language skills||English language|
|Res street||Powderam neere Exeter|
|First deposition age||38|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/72 f.13v Annotate|
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|Act book date(s)|
|Personal answer date(s)|
|Deposition date(s)||Jun 20 1657|
|How complete is this biography?|
|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|
Cudbard Stone (Cuthbert Stone) (b. ca. 1619; d. ?). Mariner.
Gunner on the ship the Elizabeth and Mary (Master: Thomas Middleton). "One of her company for all voyages made by her these nyne yeares last". "Being one of the sayd shipps company and gunner of her" (on her last voyage).
Resident in 1657 in Powderam near Exeter in Devon.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Thirty-eight year old Cudbard Stone deposed on June 20th 1657 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on interrogatories in "A busines of assurance promoted by Thomas Middleton commander of the Elizabeth and Mary".
Cudbard Stone stated that the last voyage of the Elizabeth and Mary was from Zant to London, but she came aground on rocks near the Isle of Wight. The damage was significant. Stone described "much dammaged and brake her false Keele and a part of the afterpart of her mayne Keele and lost and brake her rudder and the Irons thereof and broke her sterne post and tiller and transom and the Irons thereof and brake her long boate and the windles and davids thereof and lost her best bower anchor of about sixteene hundred weight and lost at least halfe of her best bower cable which was little worne for wearing and was of about fowerteene Inces circumference and two thirds of a new hawser of sixe inches".