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The 12th of October 1653:-

Gerit Simondson Vischer of Maeslans
Sluce in Holland Mariner late Master of the
said shipp the golden Lambe aged 40. yeares or
thereabouts sworne and examined:/

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee this deponent was Master of the said
shipp the Goulden Lambe which is a shipp belonging to ffrans Cornelisen
Denick of Maesland Sluce where the said shipp was built about 8 yeares since by the direction
of the said frans Cornelison a Burgher there and a Subject to the States of
the United Provinces. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the second hee referreth to his foregoing deposition. And otherwise cannot

To the third hee saith hee and his shipps Companie are all Hollanders and
subjects of the States of the United Netherlands except one Hamburgher

To the fourth hee saith the Owner aforesaid hath from his infancie dwelt at
Maesland Sluce aforesaid. And saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot
otherwise depose./

To the 5. and 6th hee saith the said shipp was onely in her ballast when
shee was seized by the shipp the Mary (Captaine Welch Comander)
And saithj there were no bils of lading aboard. nd further deposeth not

To the 7.th hee saith hee hath been three ir foure voyages in ffrance with
his said shipp. And otherwise saving his foregoeing depositions hee cannot depose

To the 8.th hee saith the said shipp was now designed for Sonnwater in
Norway and was to end her voyage in Maesland Sluce/

To the 9.th hee saith hee had Holland Colours aboard the said shipp, and that
shee was taken upon the open seas. And saith hee saw the said Captaine Welch
his Commission aboard him/

To the 10.th negatively:-/

Gerret Sjmonson [?veeser] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before the Judges in Court:


The 12th day of October 1653:-/

Hugh Ryley and Companie Imployers of the shipp}
the Mary against the shipp the Goulden Hawke'}
whereof Dirrick Dirrickson was Master Smith}

Examined upon Interrogatories in preparation on
behalfe of the said Ryley and Companie


Dirrick Dirrickson Degenaer of Stockholme
in Sweden Master of the said shipp the Goulden
Hawke aged 34. yeares or thereabouts sworne
and examined saith and deposeth as followeth