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Voyage 9990, Arthur (1678)
Ship, nation, ownersVoyage identification number
9990
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM
Yes
Vessel name
Arthur
Flag
Great Britain
Flag*
Great Britain
Place constructed
Year constructed
Place registered
Year registered
Rig
Tonnage
Standardized tonnage*
Guns mounted
Vessel owners
Royal African Company
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
Voyage ItineraryPlace where voyage began*
London
First place of slave purchase
New Calabar
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase*
New Calabar
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing
Barbados, port unspecified
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing*
Barbados, port unspecified
Place where voyage ended
Region where voyage began*
England
First region of slave purchase
Bight of Biafra and Gulf of Guinea islands
Second region of slave purchase
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase*
Bight of Biafra and Gulf of Guinea islands
First region of slave landing
Barbados
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing*
Barbados
Region where voyage ended
Voyage DatesYear arrived with slaves*
1678
Date voyage began
1677-12-05
Date trade began in Africa
1678-02-11
Date vessel departed Africa
1678-03-21
Date vessel arrived with slaves
1678-05-22
Date vessel departed for home port
Date voyage completed
Voyage length, home port to slaves landing (days)*
168
Middle passage (days)*
62
Captain and CrewCaptain's name
Doegood, Robert
Crew at voyage outset
24
Crew at first landing of slaves
Crew deaths during voyage
Slaves (numbers)Number of slaves intended at first place of purchase
330
Slaves carried from first place of purchase
348
Slaves carried from second place of purchase
0
Slaves carried from third place of purchase
0
Total slaves embarked
348
Total slaves embarked*
348
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing
268
Number of slaves disembarked at first place of landing
264
Number of slaves disembarked at second place of landing
0
Number of slaves disembarked at third place of landing
0
Total slaves disembarked*
268
Slaves (characteristics)Percentage men*
52.7%
Percentage women*
39.0%
Percentage boys*
3.0%
Percentage girls*
5.3%
Percentage male*
55.7%
Percentage children*
8.3%
Sterling cash price in Jamaica*
18.58
Slave deaths during middle passage*
80
Percentage of slaves embarked who died during voyage*
23.0%
SourceSources
T70/1213: The National Archives (Kew, UK) Treasury
T70/937: The National Archives (Kew, UK) Treasury
T70/1222,66: The National Archives (Kew, UK) Treasury
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