John Turner

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John Turner
Person John Turner
First name John
Middle name(s)
Last name Turner
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Occupation Shipwright
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Carpenter
Associated with ship(s) Mary Rose (Master: John Cole)
Training Not apprentice
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Citizen Unknown
Literacy Marke
Has opening text John Turner
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Language skills English language
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Res town Ipswich
Res county Suffolk
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Res country England
Birth year 1618
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First deposition age 41
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/73 f.418v Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Nov 30 1659
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Has infobox completed Yes
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Ship classification
Type of ship Coal ship
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

John Turner (b. ca. 1618; d. ?). Shipwright.

Carpenter of the coal ship the Mary Rose.

Resident in 1659 in Ipswich in the county of Suffolk.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Forty-one year old John Turner deposed on November 20th 1659 in the High Court of Admiralty.[1] He was examined on an allegation on behalf of ffrancis Cole and others in the case of "Nicholas Bradley Robert Marriot And others owners of the John of Ipswich against the Mary Rose and against ffrancis Cole and other".[2]

The case concerned the coming foul of two coal ships, the John and the Mary Rose at Tinmouth haven in late 1658.

John Turner was on board the Mary Rose at the time of the incident in question.

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/73 f.418v
  2. HCA 13/73 f.416v