Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 80666
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Brooks (a) Brookes
Flag Great Britain
Flag IMP Great Britain
Place constructed Liverpool
Year constructed 1781
Place registered Liverpool
Year registered 1786
Rig Ship
Tonnage 297
Standardized tonnage IMP 297
Guns mounted
Vessel owners Brooks, Joseph (Jr)
Noble, Clement
Molyneux, Thomas
Staniforth, Thomas
Ingram, Francis
Carruthers, James
Denison, William
Sargent, John
Chambers, Christopher
Rolleston, 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 Liverpool
First place of slave purchase Anomabu
Second place of slave purchase Cape Coast Castle
Third place of slave purchase Dixcove
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 Bight of Benin
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 1787
Date voyage began 1786-10-17
Date trade began in Africa 1787-01-11
Date vessel departed Africa 1787-08-14
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1787-10-04
Date vessel departed for homeport 1787-12-18
Date voyage completed 1788-02-08
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP 352
Middle passage (days) IMP 51
Captain and Crew Captain's name Molyneux, Thomas
Crew at voyage outset 45
Crew at first landing of slaves
Crew deaths during voyage 6
Slave (numbers) Number of slaves intended at first place of purchase 600
Slaves carried from first port of purchase
Slaves carried from second port of purchase
Slaves carried from third port of purchase
Total slaves embarked 609
Total slaves embarked IMP 609
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 596
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 590
Slave (characteristics) Percentage men IMP 57.8%
Percentage women IMP 20.7%
Percentage boys IMP 14.7%
Percentage girls IMP 6.8%
Percentage male IMP 72.5%
Percentage children IMP 21.5%
Sterling cash price in Jamaica IMP 49.29
Slave deaths during middle passage IMP 19
Mortality rate IMP 3.0%
Source Sources LR1787: Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1764, 1768, 1776, 1778-84, 1786-1787, 1789-1808 (all published in London).
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LivRO,942HOL(10),473,479: Liverpool Record Office (Liverpool, UK) 942 HOL, Materials towards a History of Liverpool collected by John Holt and Matthew Gregson, vol. 10
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cc, 13 Oct 1787: Cornwall Chronicle (Montego Bay)
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