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'The 9th of June 1656/.


John Payne of Yarmouth in the County
of Norfolk Mariner aged, 40 yeeres or thereabouts
and Thomas Smith of the same Place Marriner
aged 41. yeeres or thereabouts sworne before the right
worshipfull John Godolphin doctor of lawes one of the Judges of
the High Court of Admiralty say and depose by vertue
of theire Oaths.

That coming from Rotchell (sic) bound for this Port of London, and
upon the Goodwin Sands in the downes the shipp called the John of
Yarmouth whereof this deponent John Paine was Master, did on there
or about the 5th: day of May last come aground upon the sayd Sands
and there continued the span of three howers, and giveing notice by
fyring severall gunns, theire came from shore 16. boates with about
a hundred men in them, which by the helpe of the sayd boates and men
did bring the sayd shipp off the sayd sands into the downes
where shee there ridd in safety for which service done by the sayd Gate's
and men, this deponent John Payne did pay (as it was before agreed upon)
the summe of 40 li. And tenn shillings for the use of severall Hawsers
which hee had from the said boates, Without which helpe the sayd shipp
and Lading must needs have perished,

per me John Paine [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

the marke of the said TS Thomas Smith/ [MARKE, RH SIDE]