Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 36631
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Mary
Flag U.S.A.
Flag IMP U.S.A.
Place constructed
Year constructed
Place registered Providence
Year registered
Rig Ship
Tonnage 232
Standardized tonnage IMP 232
Guns mounted
Vessel owners Sterry, Cyprian
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 Slave insurrection
Voyage Itinerary Place where voyage began IMP Providence
First place of slave purchase Gorée
Second place of slave purchase Windward Coast, place unspecified
Third place of slave purchase Cape Coast Castle
Principal place of slave purchase IMP Cape Coast Castle
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing Savannah
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing IMP Savannah
Place where voyage ended Rhode Island, port unspecified
Region where voyage began IMP Rhode Island
First region of slave purchase Senegambia and offshore Atlantic
Second region of slave purchase Windward Coast
Third region of slave purchase Gold Coast
Principal region of slave purchase IMP Gold Coast
First region of slave landing Georgia
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing IMP Georgia
Region where voyage ended Rhode Island
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves IMP 1796
Date voyage began 1795-12-01
Date trade began in Africa 1795-12-26
Date vessel departed Africa 1796-06-16
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1796-08-24
Date vessel departed for homeport 1796-09-22
Date voyage completed 1796-10-22
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP 267
Middle passage (days) IMP 69
Captain and Crew Captain's name Sterry, Nathan
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 14
Slaves carried from second port of purchase 102
Slaves carried from third port of purchase 139
Total slaves embarked 255
Total slaves embarked IMP 255
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 230
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 25
Mortality rate IMP 10.0%
Source Sources Coughtry, 151,241-83:

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


Donnan, Elizabeth, ed., Documents Illustrative of the History of the Slave Trade to the Americas, vol. III (Washington, DC, 1930)


British National Archives (Kew)

Kup,44-6: Kup, Alexander (ed.), Adam Afzelius. Sierra Leone Journal (Uppsala, 1967).
LList, 8 Nov 1796:

New Lloyd's List (later, Lloyd's List), (London, England)

GG, 25 Aug 1796: Georgia Gazette
McMillin: McMillin, James A., The Final Victims: The Foreign Slave Trade to North America, 1783-1810 (Columbia, SC., 2004), CD-ROM insert.