Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 20782
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Barbados Merchant
Flag Great Britain
Flag IMP Great Britain
Place constructed
Year constructed
Place registered
Year registered
Rig
Tonnage 300
Standardized tonnage IMP 343
Guns mounted
Vessel owners Royal African Company
Voyage Outcome Particular outcome of voyage Captured by the French - before slaves embarked
Outcome of voyage for slaves IMP No slaves embarked
Outcome of voyage if ship captured IMP French
Outcome of voyage for owner IMP Original goal thwarted (human agency)
African resistance
Voyage Itinerary Place where voyage began IMP London
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
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 1707
Date voyage began 1706-11-21
Date trade began in Africa 1707-04-04
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 Russell, John
Crew at voyage outset
Crew at first landing of slaves
Crew deaths during voyage
Slave (numbers) Number of slaves intended at first place of purchase 500
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 T70/26,19:

British National Archive (Kew) Treasury


T70/5,33:

British National Archive (Kew) Treasury


T70/9,5:

British National Archive (Kew) Treasury


Tattersfield,218,219,361: Tattersfield, Nigel, The Forgotten Trade: Comprising the Log of the 'Daniel and Henry' of 1700 and Accounts of the Slave Trade from the Minor Ports of England, 1698-1725 (London, 1991).