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would come fowle of the sayd other shipp yet the sayd Grove the
Master of the Peace would not suffer those at the helme to alter
the course, but hold on the same course and soe [?ranne] with the Peace aboard the sayd other
shipp on board which the sayd Woods was, and rann her in the quarter
with that violence, that hee thereby much endangered the losse of both
the sayd shipps, in soemuch that the ffrench men aboard the sayd other
shipp seeing the danger they were in, rann out of the sayd ffrench
shipp aboard the Peace to save them selves, and lost the sayd Woods
aboard the sayd fffrench shipp, And the sayd Woods seeing what had
happned did with much danger gett out of the ffrench shipp and
gett hold of the rayles of the head of the Peace, and there hange a
while in great danger either to fall into the sea or be crushed betweene
the sayd two shipps, and hath undoubtedly perished by one of those
?meanes had hee not cried out and besought some of the Peace her compsny
to helpe him whereupon one of them named james Jenkins and
another of them whose name hee remembreth not gott holde of him and
pull;led him aboard the Peace and soe saved him from being crushed
betweene the sayd shipps which presently after boate one against
the other All which danger and hurt hee saith might have bi
prevented of the sayd Grove the Master had not held on his course
in manner aforesayd. And further hee cannot depose./

To the 20th article hee saith hee knoweth that the Peace was from the
New found land bound for the Barbathos, and heard
Robert Chipp an experinced Seaman of the Company of the
Peace saye that the sayd Grove the Master never brought the sayd
shipp into her due latitude for gaineing the Barbados And saith
that by the course which the sayd Grove caused to be steered the sayd
shipp missed the Barbados, and made Saint Lusea and thence arrived
at Nevis in the moneth of November 1657 And further hee
cannot depose./

To the 21th hee saith hee cannot depose/

To the 22th hee saith that by reason of the Peace her missing of the Island of
Barbados shee laye at Nevis severall moneths to dispose there of her fish
and other Commodities and lay soe long there in disposeing the same that a great
part of her fish was rotten and faine to be throwne over board And saith that long
before the fish aboard the Peace was disposed of there came into Nevis
a ketch laden with fish whereof the arlate John hollway was (as hee hath heard) Merchant
And further to this article hee cannot depose/

To the 23th article hee saith hee cannot of cetayne knowledge depose any thing
thereto but hath heard severall of the Mariners of the Peace saye that the
evell behaviour of the sayd Grove the Master of the Peace was the cause
why severall persons who had goods to send for England from Nevis and
Saint Christophers did refuse to put their goods aboard the sayd shipp and
adventure them with a master of such evell behaviour as hee was, and the