Voyage 77943, Fortune (1768)
Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 77943
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Fortune
Flag Great Britain
Flag* Great Britain
Place constructed British plantations
Year constructed
Place registered London
Year registered
Rig Schooner
Tonnage 80
Standardized tonnage* 146
Guns mounted
Vessel owners
Voyage Outcome Particular outcome of voyage Returned direct to Africa after bringing slaves to the Americas
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 Gambia
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase* Gambia
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 Senegambia and offshore Atlantic
Second region of slave purchase
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase* Senegambia and offshore Atlantic
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 Dates Year arrived with slaves* 1768
Date voyage began 1767-12-18
Date trade began in Africa
Date vessel departed Africa
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1768-06-25
Date vessel departed for homeport
Date voyage completed
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days)* 190
Middle passage (days)*
Captain and Crew Captain's name Baird, James
Marr, William
Crew at voyage outset 9
Crew at first landing of slaves
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* 121
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 109
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* 109
Slave (characteristics) Percentage men*
Percentage women*
Percentage boys*
Percentage girls*
Percentage male*
Percentage children*
Sterling cash price in Jamaica*
Slave deaths during middle passage*
Mortality rate*
Source Sources ADM7/94: The National Archives (Kew, UK) Admiralty Records
BT6/3,168: The National Archives (Kew, UK) Board of Trade
CO28/33,gg43: The National Archives (Kew, UK) Colonial Office
LList, 22 Dec 1767: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
LList, 26 Apr 1768: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
LList, 5 Aug 1768: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
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