Voyage 17276, Tryal (1751)
Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 17276
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Tryal
Flag Great Britain
Flag* Great Britain
Place constructed London
Year constructed 1724
Place registered Bristol
Year registered 1744
Rig Ship
Tonnage 90
Standardized tonnage* 164
Guns mounted 6
Vessel owners Protheroe, Philip
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* Bristol
First place of slave purchase West Central Africa and St. Helena, port unspecified
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase* West Central Africa and St. Helena, port unspecified
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing York River
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing* York River
Place where voyage ended Bristol
Region where voyage began* England
First region of slave purchase West Central Africa and St. Helena
Second region of slave purchase
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase* West Central Africa and St. Helena
First region of slave landing Virginia
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing* Virginia
Region where voyage ended England
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves* 1751
Date voyage began 1750-08-29
Date trade began in Africa
Date vessel departed Africa
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1751-05-21
Date vessel departed for homeport 1751-07-19
Date voyage completed 1751-08-30
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days)* 265
Middle passage (days)*
Captain and Crew Captain's name Saunders, Abraham
Crew at voyage outset 30
Crew at first landing of slaves 23
Crew deaths during voyage
Slave (numbers) Number of slaves intended at first place of purchase
Slaves carried from first port of purchase
Slaves carried from second port of purchase
Slaves carried from third port of purchase
Total slaves embarked
Total slaves embarked* 493
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 402
Number of slaves disembarked at first place of landing 402
Number of slaves disembarked at second place of landing
Number of slaves disembarked at third place of landing
Total slaves disembarked* 402
Slave (characteristics) Percentage men*
Percentage women*
Percentage boys*
Percentage girls*
Percentage male*
Percentage children*
Sterling cash price in Jamaica* 43.72
Slave deaths during middle passage*
Mortality rate*
Source Sources Richardson,III: Richardson, David, Bristol, Africa and the Eighteenth Century Slave Trade to America: Volume 1, The Years of Expansion, 1698-1729 (Bristol, 1986); Volume 2, The Years of Ascendancy, 1730-1745 (Bristol, 1987); Volume 3, The Years of Decline, 1746-1769 (Bristol, 1991); Volume 4, The Final Years, 1770-1807 (Bristol, 1997).
LList, 28 May 1751: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
LList, 7 June 1751: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
Minch,145: Minchinton, Walter E., Celia King, and Peter Waite (eds.), Virginia Slave Trade Statistics, 1698-1775 (Richmond, 1984).
Barker, 84: Barker, Robert, The Unfortunate Shipwright or, Cruel Captain. Being a narrative of the parallel'd sufferings of Robert Barker, late carpenter on board the Thetis, Snow of Bristol, in a voyage to the coast of Guinea and Antigua (London, 1760).
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