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Terry Foreman   Link to this

This was a place -- perhaps a tavern -- in Deptford ( 'Deptford', Old and New London: Volume 6 (1878), pp. 143-164. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?co... ): "Pepys writes under date April 28th, 1667:—"To Deptford, and there I walked down the yard, … and discovered about clearing of the wet docke, and heard (which I had before) how, when the docke was made, a ship of nearly 500 tons was there found; a ship supposed of Queen Elizabeth's time, and well wrought, with a great deal of stoneshot in her, of eighteen inches diameter, which was shot then in use; and afterwards meeting with Captain Perryman and Mr. Castle at Half-way Tree, they tell me of stone-shot of thirty-six inches in diameter, which they shot out of mortar pieces." http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1667/04/28/

Deptford is southwest of "Thames" on this segment of Cary's Map
http://www.motco.com/map/81001/SeriesSearchPlat...

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