Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 36923
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Hope
Flag U.S.A.
Flag IMP U.S.A.
Place constructed
Year constructed
Place registered Bristol (RI)
Year registered
Rig Schooner
Tonnage 87
Standardized tonnage IMP 87
Guns mounted
Vessel owners D'Wolf, George
Greene, William C
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 Bristol (RI)
First place of slave purchase Gold Coast, port unspecified
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase IMP Gold Coast, port unspecified
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing Charleston
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing IMP Charleston
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 South Carolina
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing IMP South Carolina
Region where voyage ended
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves IMP 1807
Date voyage began 1807-06-13
Date trade began in Africa
Date vessel departed Africa
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1807-12-03
Date vessel departed for homeport
Date voyage completed
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP 173
Middle passage (days) IMP 62
Captain and Crew Captain's name Greene, William C
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 109
Total slaves embarked IMP 109
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 97
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 97
Slave (characteristics) Percentage men IMP 54.9%
Percentage women IMP 18.3%
Percentage boys IMP 14.1%
Percentage girls IMP 12.7%
Percentage male IMP 69.0%
Percentage children IMP 26.8%
Sterling cash price in Jamaica IMP
Slave deaths during middle passage IMP 12
Mortality rate IMP 11.0%
Source Sources Coughtry, 241-85:

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)

Klein,Havana dataset:

University of Wisconsin Library (Madison, Wisconsin, USA) Klein, Havana data-set, 1790-1820

McMillin: McMillin, James A., The Final Victims: The Foreign Slave Trade to North America, 1783-1810 (Columbia, SC., 2004), CD-ROM insert.
BHS,D'Wolf,Smith,Richard,Jr NPB,1807-1810:

Bristol Historical and Preservation Society (Bristol, RI)