Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 80087
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Africa
Flag Great Britain
Flag IMP Great Britain
Place constructed Shoreham
Year constructed 1784
Place registered London
Year registered 1786
Rig Brig
Tonnage 110
Standardized tonnage IMP 110
Guns mounted
Vessel owners Barnes, John
Heatley, Robert
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 London
First place of slave purchase Gambia
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase IMP Gambia
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing Dominica, port unspecified
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing IMP Dominica, port unspecified
Place where voyage ended London
Region where voyage began IMP England
First region of slave purchase Senegambia and offshore Atlantic
Second region of slave purchase
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase IMP Senegambia and offshore Atlantic
First region of slave landing Dominica
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing IMP Dominica
Region where voyage ended England
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves IMP 1788
Date voyage began 1788-01-30
Date trade began in Africa
Date vessel departed Africa 1788-03-18
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1788-04-21
Date vessel departed for homeport 1788-05-13
Date voyage completed 1788-06-24
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP 82
Middle passage (days) IMP 34
Captain and Crew Captain's name Nevin, John
Crew at voyage outset 16
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 177
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 164
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 164
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 LR1789: Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1764, 1768, 1776, 1778-84, 1786-1787, 1789-1808 (all published in London).
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RL,II,London: Anon, Report of the Lords Committee of Council appointed for the Consideration of all Matters Relating to Trade and Foreign Plantations (London, 1789). [Also in Parliamentary Papers, 1789 (646), XXVI.]
LList, 25 Jan 1788: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
LList, 3 June 1788: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
LList, 27 June 1788: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
Alford,24-35: Alford, Terry, Prince Among Slaves (New York, 1977).