Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 2917
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Primeira Estrela
Flag Portugal
Flag IMP Portugal / Brazil
Place constructed
Year constructed
Place registered
Year registered
Rig Brig
Tonnage 163
Standardized tonnage IMP 163
Guns mounted
Vessel owners Moreira, Manoel Francisco
Silva, Vicente de Paula
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 Bahia, port unspecified
First place of slave purchase Badagry/Apa
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase IMP Badagry/Apa
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 Bahia
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 1822
Date voyage began 1822-03-??
Date trade began in Africa 1822-04-25
Date vessel departed Africa 1822-06-29
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1822-07-19
Date vessel departed for homeport
Date voyage completed
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP
Middle passage (days) IMP 20
Captain and Crew Captain's name Santos, Manoel Pereira dos
Crew at voyage outset 34
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 296
Total slaves embarked IMP 296
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 292
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 292
Slave (characteristics) Percentage men IMP
Percentage women IMP
Percentage boys IMP
Percentage girls IMP
Percentage male IMP 71.9%
Percentage children IMP
Sterling cash price in Jamaica IMP
Slave deaths during middle passage IMP 4
Mortality rate IMP 1.0%
Source Sources PP,1830,X:124: 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
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Verger,568: Verger, Pierre, Trade Relations Between the Bight of Benin and Bahia, 17th to 19th Century, (Ibadan, 1976).
IUP,ST,11/A/8: Great Britain, Irish University Press Series of British Parliamentary Papers: Slave Trade, vols. 1-90 (Shannon, 1969-74).
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IUP,ST,10/B2/64-5: Great Britain, Irish University Press Series of British Parliamentary Papers: Slave Trade, vols. 1-90 (Shannon, 1969-74).
Meyer-Heiselberg,16: Meyer-Heiselberg, R., Notes from the Liberated African Department in the Archives at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone (Uppsala, 1967).
APEB, cod 456,p.306v: Arquivo Público do Estado da Bahia (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil)