Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 36552
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Abigail
Flag U.S.A.
Flag IMP U.S.A.
Place constructed
Year constructed
Place registered Warren
Year registered
Rig Schooner
Tonnage 58
Standardized tonnage IMP 58
Guns mounted
Vessel owners Maxwell, James
Cole, Ebenezer
Collins, Chas
Level, Maxwell
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 Rhode Island, port unspecified
First place of slave purchase
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase IMP Africa, port unspecified
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 Americas, port unspecified
Place where voyage ended Rhode Island, port unspecified
Region where voyage began IMP Rhode Island
First region of slave purchase
Second region of slave purchase
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase IMP Other Africa
First region of slave landing
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing IMP Americas
Region where voyage ended Rhode Island
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves IMP 1789
Date voyage began 1789-09-23
Date trade began in Africa
Date vessel departed Africa
Date vessel arrived with slaves
Date vessel departed for homeport
Date voyage completed 1790-06-02
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP
Middle passage (days) IMP
Captain and Crew Captain's name Collins, Chas
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 64
Total slaves embarked IMP 64
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 53
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).