Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 80663
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Brooks
Flag Great Britain
Flag IMP Great Britain
Place constructed Liverpool
Year constructed 1781
Place registered Liverpool
Year registered 1781
Rig Ship
Tonnage 297
Standardized tonnage IMP 297
Guns mounted
Vessel owners Brooks, Joseph (Jr)
Staniforth, Thomas
Rumbold, Thomas
Ingram, Francis
Carruthers, James
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 Liverpool
First place of slave purchase Cape Coast Castle
Second place of slave purchase Anomabu
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 Kingston
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing IMP Kingston
Place where voyage ended Liverpool
Region where voyage began IMP England
First region of slave purchase Gold Coast
Second region of slave purchase Gold Coast
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase IMP Gold Coast
First region of slave landing Jamaica
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing IMP Jamaica
Region where voyage ended England
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves IMP 1782
Date voyage began 1781-10-04
Date trade began in Africa 1782-01-15
Date vessel departed Africa 1782-07-14
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1782-09-12
Date vessel departed for homeport 1782-12-22
Date voyage completed 1783-02-22
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP 343
Middle passage (days) IMP 60
Captain and Crew Captain's name Noble, Clement
Crew at voyage outset 58
Crew at first landing of slaves
Crew deaths during voyage 8
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 650
Total slaves embarked IMP 650
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 646
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 646
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 4
Mortality rate IMP 1.0%
Source Sources LR1782: Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1764, 1768, 1776, 1778-84, 1786-1787, 1789-1808 (all published in London).
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Crooks,55: Crooks, J.J. (ed.), Records Relating to the Gold Coast Settelements from 1750 to 1874 (London, 1923).
LList, 19 Nov 1782: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
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