Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 2423
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Veloz Pasajera
Flag Spain
Flag IMP Spain / Uruguay
Place constructed Spain, port unspecified
Year constructed
Place registered
Year registered
Tonnage 408
Standardized tonnage IMP 422
Guns mounted 24
Vessel owners Tinto, Jayme
Voyage Outcome Particular outcome of voyage Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone, condemned
Outcome of voyage for slaves IMP Slaves disembarked in Old World
Outcome of voyage if ship captured IMP British
Outcome of voyage for owner IMP Original goal thwarted (human agency)
African resistance
Voyage Itinerary Place where voyage began IMP Havana
First place of slave purchase Jacquin
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase IMP Jacquin
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing Freetown
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing IMP Freetown
Place where voyage ended
Region where voyage began IMP Cuba
First region of slave purchase Bight of Benin
Second region of slave purchase
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase IMP Bight of Benin
First region of slave landing Sierra Leone
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing IMP Sierra Leone
Region where voyage ended
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves IMP 1830
Date voyage began 1828-08-25
Date trade began in Africa
Date vessel departed Africa 1830-09-07
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1830-10-09
Date vessel departed for homeport
Date voyage completed
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP 743
Middle passage (days) IMP 35
Captain and Crew Captain's name Vega, Jose Antonio de la
Crew at voyage outset 102
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 556
Total slaves embarked IMP 556
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 534
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 534
Slave (characteristics) Percentage men IMP 38.9%
Percentage women IMP 10.2%
Percentage boys IMP 27.4%
Percentage girls IMP 23.6%
Percentage male IMP 66.2%
Percentage children IMP 50.9%
Sterling cash price in Jamaica IMP
Slave deaths during middle passage IMP 22
Mortality rate IMP 4.0%
Source Sources FO315/75/51-57:

British National Archives (Kew)

Sosa,63: Sosa, Enrique, Negreros Catalanes y Gaditanos en la Trata Cubana, 1827-1833 (Habana, 1998).
IUP,ST,13/A1/7-11: Great Britain, Irish University Press Series of British Parliamentary Papers: Slave Trade, vols. 1-90 (Shannon, 1969-74).
Meyer-Heiselberg,33: Meyer-Heiselberg, R., Notes from the Liberated African Department in the Archives at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone (Uppsala, 1967).
PP,1830-31,XLVII:36: 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