Voyage of Burges, James from Gravesend to West Indies in 1683

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 RecID:   338
 Mariner:   Burges, James
 Origin:   Gravesend
 Destination:   West Indies
 Duration (mths):   0.0
 Year:   1683
 Wage (£Sterling):   0.00
 Home:   Northern Europe
 Sources:   EQC IX 59
 Notes:   Ship James, Samuel Cole, master [commander]. Witness to desertion of 8 men who wanted to give their two months wages rather than continue with the vessel. Ship's route: Gravesend - Isle of May - New England - West Indies. Wage for able seamen was 25s./mth. Burges wanted to stay with the ship - literate.

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