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Voyage 90350, Duke of Argyle (1751)
Ship, nation, ownersVoyage identification number
90350
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM
Yes
Vessel name
Duke of Argyle
Flag
Great Britain
Flag*
Great Britain
Place constructed
Liverpool
Year constructed
1729
Place registered
Liverpool
Year registered
1750
Rig
Snauw
Tonnage
100
Standardized tonnage*
182
Guns mounted
10
Vessel owners
Manesty, Joseph
Hutchinson, Robert
Lesley, Andrew
Voyage OutcomeParticular outcome of voyage
Voyage completed as intended
Outcome of voyage for slaves*
Slaves disembarked in Americas
Outcome of voyage if ship captured*
Not captured
Outcome of voyage for owner*
Delivered slaves for original owners
African resistance
Insurrection planned, but thwarted
Voyage ItineraryPlace where voyage began*
Liverpool
First place of slave purchase
Banana Islands
Second place of slave purchase
Sherbro
Third place of slave purchase
Windward Coast, port unspecified
Principal place of slave purchase*
Windward Coast, port unspecified
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing
Antigua, port unspecified
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing*
Saint John (Antigua)
Place where voyage ended
Liverpool
Region where voyage began*
England
First region of slave purchase
Sierra Leone
Second region of slave purchase
Sierra Leone
Third region of slave purchase
Windward Coast
Principal region of slave purchase*
Windward Coast
First region of slave landing
Antigua
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing*
Antigua
Region where voyage ended
England
Voyage DatesYear arrived with slaves*
1751
Date voyage began
1750-08-11
Date trade began in Africa
1750-10-23
Date vessel departed Africa
1751-05-22
Date vessel arrived with slaves
1751-07-03
Date vessel departed for home port
1751-08-13
Date voyage completed
1751-10-08
Voyage length, home port to slaves landing (days)*
326
Middle passage (days)*
42
Captain and CrewCaptain's name
Newton, John
Crew at voyage outset
30
Crew at first landing of slaves
22
Crew deaths during voyage
7
Slaves (numbers)Number of slaves intended at first place of purchase
250
Slaves carried from first place of purchase
Slaves carried from second place of purchase
Slaves carried from third place of purchase
Total slaves embarked
Total slaves embarked*
156
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing
146
Number of slaves disembarked at first place of landing
Number of slaves disembarked at second place of landing
Number of slaves disembarked at third place of landing
Total slaves disembarked*
146
Slaves (characteristics)Percentage men*
Percentage women*
Percentage boys*
Percentage girls*
Percentage male*
Percentage children*
Sterling cash price in Jamaica*
Slave deaths during middle passage*
10
Percentage of slaves embarked who died during voyage*
6.4%
SourceSources
LST,1744-1786: Richardson, David, Katherine Beedham, and M. M. Schofield, Liverpool Shipping and Trade, 1744-1786 (ESRC Archives, University of Essex, 1992).
Martin,Spurrell,2-62,95: Martin, Guillaume R., “The Transatlantic Slave Trade to New York: circa 1682-1774: A Case Study of a Minor Port,” MA dissertation (Queen’s University, 2002)
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