Voyage 15050, Generous Jenny (1720)
Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 15050
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Generous Jenny
Flag Great Britain
Flag* Great Britain
Place constructed
Year constructed
Place registered
Year registered
Rig
Tonnage 230
Standardized tonnage* 169
Guns mounted 10
Vessel owners Younge, William
Voyage Outcome Particular 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 Itinerary Place where voyage began* London
First place of slave purchase Windward Coast, port unspecified
Second place of slave purchase Cape Coast Castle
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase* Cape Coast Castle
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing Patuxent
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing* Patuxent
Place where voyage ended London
Region where voyage began* England
First region of slave purchase Windward Coast
Second region of slave purchase Gold Coast
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase* Gold Coast
First region of slave landing Maryland
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing* Maryland
Region where voyage ended England
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves* 1720
Date voyage began 1719-11-17
Date trade began in Africa 1720-03-18
Date vessel departed Africa
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1720-09-16
Date vessel departed for homeport
Date voyage completed
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days)* 304
Middle passage (days)* 96
Captain and Crew Captain's name Lambert, Richard (a) Lambeth
Crew at voyage outset 27
Crew at first landing of slaves
Crew deaths during voyage
Slave (numbers) Number of slaves intended at first place of purchase 260
Slaves carried from first port of purchase 260
Slaves carried from second port of purchase
Slaves carried from third port of purchase
Total slaves embarked 270
Total slaves embarked* 270
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 218
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* 218
Slave (characteristics) Percentage men* 46.0%
Percentage women* 41.0%
Percentage boys* 10.0%
Percentage girls* 3.0%
Percentage male* 56.0%
Percentage children* 13.0%
Sterling cash price in Jamaica*
Slave deaths during middle passage* 52
Mortality rate* 19.0%
Source Sources CO390/7:

British National Archives (Kew) Colonial Office


CO388/25,376:

British National Archives (Kew) Colonial Office


C113/272,pt1:

British National Archives, Chancery Records, Various Six Clerks, Series I, 1715-1758 (Kew, UK)


C113/276-89:

British National Archives, Chancery Records, Various Six Clerks, Series I, 1715-1758 (Kew, UK)


Galenson,164: Galenson, David, Traders, Planters and Slaves: Market Behaviour in Early English America (Cambridge, 1986).
Donnan,IV,24:

Donnan, Elizabeth (ed.), Documents Illustrative of History of the Slave Trade to the Americas, 4 vols. (Washington, DC, 1930-35)


T70/4,1:

British National Archive (Kew) Treasury


T70/7,4:

British National Archive (Kew) Treasury


PB,19.12.1719: Post Boy
Walsh Maryland Database: Walsh, Lorena, Database of slave trading voyages to Maryland
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