Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 25311
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Ranger
Flag U.S.A.
Flag IMP U.S.A.
Place constructed
Year constructed
Place registered Philadelphia
Year registered
Rig Sloop
Tonnage 110
Standardized tonnage IMP 110
Guns mounted
Vessel owners
Voyage Outcome Particular outcome of voyage Voyage completed as intended
Outcome of voyage for slaves IMP Slaves disembarked in Americas
Outcome of voyage if ship captured IMP Not captured
Outcome of voyage for owner IMP Delivered slaves for original owners
African resistance
Voyage Itinerary Place where voyage began IMP Philadelphia
First place of slave purchase Gambia
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase IMP Gambia
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing Philadelphia
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing IMP Philadelphia
Place where voyage ended
Region where voyage began IMP Pennsylvania
First region of slave purchase Senegambia and offshore Atlantic
Second region of slave purchase
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase IMP Senegambia and offshore Atlantic
First region of slave landing Pennsylvania
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing IMP Pennsylvania
Region where voyage ended
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves IMP 1766
Date voyage began
Date trade began in Africa 1766-06-??
Date vessel departed Africa
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1766-08-10
Date vessel departed for homeport
Date voyage completed
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP
Middle passage (days) IMP 45
Captain and Crew Captain's name Harris, William
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 160
Slaves carried from first port of purchase
Slaves carried from second port of purchase
Slaves carried from third port of purchase
Total slaves embarked 120
Total slaves embarked IMP 120
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 100
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 Minch,170: Minchinton, Walter E., Celia King, and Peter Waite (eds.), Virginia Slave Trade Statistics, 1698-1775 (Richmond, 1984).
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British National Archives (Kew) Colonial Office


Wax,1965,287: Wax, Darold, "Negro Imports into Pennsylvania, 1720-1766," Pennsylvania History, 32 (1965): 255-87.