Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 51434
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Ceres
Flag Portugal
Flag IMP Portugal / Brazil
Place constructed
Year constructed
Place registered
Year registered
Rig Bergantim
Standardized tonnage IMP
Guns mounted
Vessel owners Ricardo, Manoel José
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 Bahia, place unspecified
First place of slave purchase Costa da Mina, place unspecified
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase IMP Costa da Mina, place unspecified
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing Bahia, place unspecified
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing IMP Bahia, place unspecified
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 Bahia
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing IMP Bahia
Region where voyage ended
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves IMP 1806
Date voyage began 1805-04-20
Date trade began in Africa
Date vessel departed Africa 1806-03-05
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1806-04-20
Date vessel departed for homeport
Date voyage completed
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP 365
Middle passage (days) IMP 46
Captain and Crew Captain's name Ferreira, Matias Raposo
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 202
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 182
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 182
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 20
Mortality rate IMP 10.0%
Source Sources APEB, cod 456,p.170:

Arquivo Público do Estado da Bahia (Bahia)

ANRJ, SM IX M 22, f.51: Arquivo Nacional (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Série Marinha
AHMS, cod 182.1, p.52: Arquivo Histórico Municipal de Salvador (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil)