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7 December, 1676; [Captain] John Wyborne
"An Account of the Ships Fishing in Newfoundland between Trepassey and Bay of Bulls, 1676"

Great Britain, PRO, CO 1/38 (79), 218-220.
MHA 16-C-2-141. Transcribed by P.E. Pope.

Subjects: cod, ships, servants, stages, markets, census (1676).


An Account of the Ships Fishing in Newfoundland between Trepassey and Bay Bulls, 1676

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Ferryland

Ships' Names Masters' Names Places they belong to Tonnage Guns
MARY James Cleese Plymouth 100 4
RESOLUTION Geo. Darricott Bideford 90 1
RICHARD AND SARAH John Marshall Barnstaple 45 1
OLIVE BRANCH Robert Neale Bideford 130 7
TRUE LOVE John Hamon Bideford 50 0
DIAMOND Christopher Browning Bideford 80 5
DELIGHT Geo. Strange Bideford 50 0
Ships' Names Men Boats Fish
Qtls
Price
Reals
Train
hhds
Price
£ per Qtls
Corfish Price
Reals
MARY 54 11 140 27 8 3 13
RESOLUTION 14 2 90 28 1 8 3 12
RICHARD AND SARAH 16 3 150 28 3 8 3 12
OLIVE BRANCH 43 8 150 28 4 8 3 13
TRUE LOVE 24 5 100 28 8 - -
DIAMOND 17 3 40 28 1 8
DELIGHT 11 2 50 27 1 8


Ships' Names Stages Train Vats Whither Bound
MARY 2 2 home
RESOLUTION - - home
RICHARD AND SARAH 1 1 home
OLIVE BRANCH 2 2 Portugal
TRUE LOVE 1 1 w. convoy
DIAMOND 1 1 home
DELIGHT 1 1 Bordeaux


Ships: 7 Men: 183 Boats: 34 £ s d
Fish: 4010 quintals at 13s.9d is.......... 2766.00.00
Train [oil] 24 3/4 ton...at £ 8 per ton ... 198.00.00
Corfish 72 quintals at 6s is............... 23.00.00

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2987.00.00

Caplin Bay

Ships' Names Masters' Names Places they
belong to
Tonnage Guns
EXCHANGE Aaron Browning Bideford 120 10
BLACK SWAN George Biwes Bideford 40 0
PEARL David Barker Barnstaple 40 0


Ships' Names Men Boats Fish
Qtls
Price
Reals
Train
hhds
Price
£ per Qtls
Corfish Price
Reals
EXCHANGE 45 9 120 28 2 8 1 13
BLACK SWAN 14 3 110 28 2 8 1 13
PEARL 16 3 120 28 2 8 3 13


Ships' Names Stages Train Vats Whither Bound
EXCHANGE 2 2 -
BLACK SWAN 1 1 with convoy
PEARL 1 1 La Rochelle


Ships: 3 Men: 75 Boats: 15 £
Fish: 1770 quintals at 14s is.......... 1239.00.00
Train [oil] 10 tons 3 hhds at £ 8 ...... 87.00.00
Corfish 21 quintals at 6s.6d is......... 6.16.06

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1332.16.06

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