Voyage 82070, John Bull (1801)
Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 82070
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name John Bull
Flag Great Britain
Flag* Great Britain
Place constructed Prize (taken from French)
Year constructed 1798
Place registered
Year registered
Rig Brig
Tonnage 203
Standardized tonnage* 203
Guns mounted
Vessel owners Twemlow, Thomas
McDowal, Samuel
Voyage Outcome Particular outcome of voyage Lost before reaching Americas: slaves reached port in other ships
Outcome of voyage for slaves* Slaves embarked but not disembarked in Europe or America
Outcome of voyage if ship captured* Natural hazard
Outcome of voyage for owner* Original goal thwarted (human agency)
African resistance
Voyage Itinerary Place where voyage began* Liverpool
First place of slave purchase Cameroons
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase* Cameroons
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing*
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
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing*
Region where voyage ended
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves* 1801
Date voyage began 1801-08-24
Date trade began in Africa
Date vessel departed Africa
Date vessel arrived with slaves
Date vessel departed for homeport
Date voyage completed
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days)*
Middle passage (days)*
Captain and Crew Captain's name Wright, Thomas
Crew at voyage outset 21
Crew at first landing of slaves
Crew deaths during voyage
Slave (numbers) Number of slaves intended at first place of purchase 194
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* 273
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing
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*
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 LR1802: Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1764, 1768, 1776, 1778-84, 1786-1787, 1789-1808 (all published in London).
BT98/64,136: The National Archives (Kew, UK) Board of Trade
PP,1806(265),XIII,no.1: Great Britain, Parliamentary Papers: 1777, Accounts and Papers, No 9 1788, XXII 1789, XXIV, XXV, XXVI 1790, XXIX, XXX, XXXI 1790-91, XXXIV 1792, XXXV 1795-96, XLII 1798-99, XLVIII 1799 XLVIII 1801-2, IV 1803-4, X 1806, XII 1813-14, XII 1816, VII 1823, XIX 1825, XXVII, XXIX 1826, XXIX 1826-7, XXII, XXVI 1828, XXVI 1829, XXVI 1830, X 1831, XIX 1831-32, XLVII 1842, XLIV 1845,XLIX 1847-8, XXII 1852-3, XXXIX
PP,1801-2(88),IV,no.1: Great Britain, Parliamentary Papers: 1777, Accounts and Papers, No 9 1788, XXII 1789, XXIV, XXV, XXVI 1790, XXIX, XXX, XXXI 1790-91, XXXIV 1792, XXXV 1795-96, XLII 1798-99, XLVIII 1799 XLVIII 1801-2, IV 1803-4, X 1806, XII 1813-14, XII 1816, VII 1823, XIX 1825, XXVII, XXIX 1826, XXIX 1826-7, XXII, XXVI 1828, XXVI 1829, XXVI 1830, X 1831, XIX 1831-32, XLVII 1842, XLIV 1845,XLIX 1847-8, XXII 1852-3, XXXIX
PP,1806(265),XIII,no.1: Great Britain, Parliamentary Papers: 1777, Accounts and Papers, No 9 1788, XXII 1789, XXIV, XXV, XXVI 1790, XXIX, XXX, XXXI 1790-91, XXXIV 1792, XXXV 1795-96, XLII 1798-99, XLVIII 1799 XLVIII 1801-2, IV 1803-4, X 1806, XII 1813-14, XII 1816, VII 1823, XIX 1825, XXVII, XXIX 1826, XXIX 1826-7, XXII, XXVI 1828, XXVI 1829, XXVI 1830, X 1831, XIX 1831-32, XLVII 1842, XLIV 1845,XLIX 1847-8, XXII 1852-3, XXXIX
Crow,80-81: Crow, Hugh, Memoirs of the Late Captain Hugh Crow of Liverpool (London, 1830).
LList, 13 July 1802: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
BLA, 1802.03.08: Billinge’s Liverpool Advertiser
MMM, C/EX/L/5/4,1801.117: Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool Registers of Merchant Ships, Subsidiary Register Books
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