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SP/12/115 No 12 [Transcribed by Helen Good]
The reporte of William Parrott of Kingeston vpon Hull maister marriner vpon the veiwe of a Shippe Ridinge in Humber over against greate Grymisby by him taken the xxxjtie day of Auguste anno 1577.
by thappoyntemente of the maior and aldermen of Kingeston vpon Hull. /
The Shippe is of the Burthen of Seaven score Tonnes
Of thone side She hathe twoe mynyons twoe Sakers a fawcon and a Stocke pece.
Of the other side twoe Sakers a demy culveryn and twoe mynyons
In the Gonner Roome a fawcon and a mynion
Of the higher decke two fawconetts wth fower Baises
She hathe of either side twoe portes belowe to open in harboure with platformes vpon the Ballaste harde besides the water and many other peeces of ordnance belowe in the howle wch are kepte close
She is thoroughly fyrnished with fier woorke cheyne shotte crosse barres and hayle shotte
She hathe two double fightes behafte and a false nettinge before
The nomber of her men arre aboute fower Score
Ino ffawether maior
Mr Secry Walsingham wth a packet of forrein advises
To the right honnorable my very good L. the L. High Thresr of England.