Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 17691
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Black Prince
Flag Great Britain
Flag IMP Great Britain
Place constructed Great Britain, place unspecified
Year constructed
Place registered
Year registered
Tonnage 100
Standardized tonnage IMP 182
Guns mounted 10
Vessel owners
Voyage Outcome Particular outcome of voyage Captured by crew: fate unknown
Outcome of voyage for slaves IMP No slaves embarked
Outcome of voyage if ship captured IMP Crew action
Outcome of voyage for owner IMP Original goal thwarted (human agency)
African resistance
Voyage Itinerary Place where voyage began IMP Bristol
First place of slave purchase
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase IMP
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 IMP
Place where voyage ended
Region where voyage began IMP England and Wales
First region of slave purchase
Second region of slave purchase
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase IMP
First region of slave landing
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing IMP
Region where voyage ended
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves IMP 1768
Date voyage began 1768-12-10
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) IMP
Middle passage (days) IMP
Captain and Crew Captain's name Hawkins, William
Crew at voyage outset 45
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 IMP
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 IMP
Slave (characteristics) Percentage men IMP
Percentage women IMP
Percentage boys IMP
Percentage girls IMP
Percentage male IMP
Percentage children IMP
Sterling cash price in Jamaica IMP
Slave deaths during middle passage IMP
Mortality rate IMP
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)

BRO, SMV/9/3/3/5,209: Bristol Record Office (Bristol, UK) Society of Merchant Venturers, Sailors’ petitions for relief from the Society of Merchant Venturers
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