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and Commander the voyage in question from Zant to London, and hee this
deponent was Carpenter of her the sayd voyage and thereby knoweth that the
sayd shipp in her passage from Zant to London did meete with thick weather
upon the second of January 1656 neere the Isle of Wight and by meanes thereof
came a ground there upon certayne Rocks and sands called the Ow[?re]s and beate
herselfe upon them and thereby brake and much damnified her false Keele and,
about fifteene foote of the after part of her mayne Keele, and brake her
sand strake on both sides and lost and brake her Rudder and Irons and brake her
mayne post and her Tiller and staved her longe boate with the windles and davids
thereof, and lost her best Bower Anchor of sixteene or seaventeene hundred
weight, and lost above halfe of her best bower Cable which was not above
a fowerth part worne and was fowerteene Inces (sic) And saith that after these
dammages happened the sayd shipp put into the Isle of Wight whether shee had
a new Rudder brought her from Portsmouth and the same being hung shee put out
to Sea againe and coming over a place called the horse, neere the flatts shee
struch and broke her sayd new Rudder and lost the Irons thereof And saith he
being a Carpenter knoweth that the dammage of the sayd shipps false Keele and
mayne Keele and sand streakes and her Rudder and Irons and mayne post and
Tiller and second rudder and Irons broken and lost at the horse
did not nor could cost lesse the repayreing in his this deponents
Judgment then seaventy five pounds sterling, and saith the sayd shipps boate
and windles and davids were in his Judgment worth at the least twenty pounds
sterling and better, and the best Bower Anchor soe lost was in this deponents
Judgment worth at least sixe or seaven and twenty pounds of like money
and hee saith hee this deponent sawe the sayd Bower Cable bought at Venice
and knoweth it cost there five hundred dollers which is above one hundred
pounds English and therefore knoweth the halfe thereof which was lost being
soe little worne as it was) was well worth forty pounds and better of
like money, And saith in his this deponents Judgment the two thirds of the
hawser soe lost was well worth tenn pounds and better of like money
The premisses hee deposeth being one of the sayd shipps Company and an
eye wittnesse of the losse and dammage done, and helpeing to repayre
all the Carpenters worke damnified, and having bin one of the sayd
shipps company these sixe yeares last and saith the sayd dammage happened
unavoidably by the meanes aforesayd And further cannot depose./

George Steward [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the sayd Interrogatories

Rp. 3us

Cuthbert Stone of Powderam neere Exeter in the
County of devon Mariner Gunner of the Elizabeth
and Mary aged thirty eight yeares or thereabouts
a wittnesse sworne and examined saith as followeth

To the first second and third Interrogatories hee saith hee well knoweth the
shipp the Elizabeth and Mary having bin gunner of her the voyage in



Cuthbert Stone


Primary sources



PROB 4/16549 Engrossed Inventories Exhibited from 1660. Stone, Cuthbert, of St. Olave, Southwarke, surrey. October 1665