Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 36067
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Charming Susanna
Flag U.S.A.
Flag IMP U.S.A.
Place constructed
Year constructed
Place registered Newport
Year registered
Standardized tonnage IMP
Guns mounted
Vessel owners
Voyage Outcome Particular outcome of voyage Sold slaves in Americas - subsequent fate unknown
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 Rhode Island, port unspecified
First place of slave purchase Anomabu
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase IMP Anomabu
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing Barbados, place unspecified
Second place of slave landing Rhode Island, port unspecified
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing IMP Barbados, place unspecified
Place where voyage ended
Region where voyage began IMP Rhode Island
First region of slave purchase Gold Coast
Second region of slave purchase
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase IMP Gold Coast
First region of slave landing Barbados
Second region of slave landing Rhode Island
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing IMP Barbados
Region where voyage ended
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves IMP 1739
Date voyage began 1738-10-06
Date trade began in Africa
Date vessel departed Africa
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1739-08-23
Date vessel departed for homeport
Date voyage completed
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP 321
Middle passage (days) IMP
Captain and Crew Captain's name Collingwood, James
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
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 85
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 74
Number of slaves disembarked at first place of landing
Number of slaves disembarked at second place of landing 4
Number of slaves disembarked at third place of landing
Total slaves disembarked IMP 74
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 Coughtry, 241-85:

Coughtry, Jay, The Notorious Triangle: Rhode Island and the African Slave Trade, 1700-1807 (Philadelphia, 1981).

Smith,Venture: Smith, Venture, A narrative of the life and adventures of Venture, a native of Africa, but resident above sixty years in the United States of America (Middeltown, CT, 1897).

Daily Gazeteer (London)


Colonial Office BNA (Kew)