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otherwise remembreth not) sett sayle therewith from [?Pilloe] Roade arlate
for the Port of London And the sayd shipp was at that tyme a tight
[?stanch] and strong shipp well fitted with sayle masts yards cables anćhors
and all other provisions tackle and necessaries fitting for such a voyage
which he knoweth being Carpenter of her as aforesayd. And otherwise he
saith he ćannot depose.

To the 4th article he saith that from the tyme of the sayd shipps departure from [?Pilloe]
as aforesayd for the space of five or more dayes there happened every day
Contrary winds and stormy tempestuous weather which he knoweth sailing
in the sayd shipp Carpenter of her as aforesayd. And otherwise he saith
he cannot depose.

To the 5th article he saith that about the fifth or sixth day after the sayd shipp Hopes
departure from [?Pilloe] (the particular day of the moneth he remembreth not) the
wind then blowing from the South=Southwest poynt a very violent storme
happened whereby the foresayles of the sayd shipp were carryed away as is arlate
ánd the shipp receyved much water by reason of the high Seas, and she was
forced back by that tempest neere fifteene leagues towards the Pilloe
And he saith that the sayd Master and Company of the sayd shipp did what was
possible to be done for the preserving the sayd shipp and her lading, which by
Gods blessing they did preserve, and after some seven or eight dayes
came into the Sound, and the winds being still Contrary stayd there
about six or seven dayes, which he knoweth for the reasons aforesayd, and
otherwise ćannot depose.

To the 6th article he saith that the sayd shipp after six or seven dayes stay, departed
from the Sound for this Port of London and about three dayes after mett with
a {?most} violent raging storme of wind and tempest from the North North
west, which began about three of the Clock in an afternoone and continued
allnight and to the next day. during which storme the sayd shipp could beare
noe sayle saving her mainsayle which was lett downe very low, and by
three of the Clock the next morning the sayd shipp was driven upon the
Coast of Jutland neere the [?holmes], and there being twelve fathom
water then found there were two anchors cast out one after the other
which by reason of the continued violence of the storme could take noe hold
whereupon the sayd Master and Company for preserving the sayd shipp and her lading
with their owne lives were forced and did cutt downe the maine mast of
the sayd shipp which with the yards sayles and cordage thereto belonging were
carryed overboard into the Sea, and perished and were lost; And then and
not before the sayd anchors caught fast hold, and there the sayd shipp lay [?till GUTTER]
the afternoone of the day att which tyme the wind came to South South [?west GUTTER]
And then the sayd Master and Company to preserve shipp, lading, and their lives
were forced and did Cutt one of their Cables, and one of the anchors did breake
in weighing, and both anchors were lost, onely one peice of one anchor
was haled upp with the cable fastned to the sayd broken anchor: This done the
sayd Master and Company sett sayle for the Coast of Norway to preserve their shipp [?if ?it GUTTER]
might be, and being come neere the Coast the weather grew so darke
that the Land could not be discovered nor any haven found All att length
a fisherman whom they by chance found conducted them into Gasthaven in
Norway. The premisses he knoweth to be true seeing and well remem=
bring the foresayd passages. And otherwise he ćannot depose.

To the 7th article he saith that by the great violence of the sayd Storme and rage of
the sea the sayd shipp received in much water, inso much as there was great danger
of having her swallowed upp in the Sea, by the high Seas that fell upon her
oftentymes. And the sayd Master and Company did all that was possible for men to [?doe GUTTER]
to preserve the sayd shipp. And many other shipps were lost in that Storme [XX GUTTER]