Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 80669
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Brooks
Flag Great Britain
Flag IMP Great Britain
Place constructed Liverpool
Year constructed 1781
Place registered
Year registered
Rig Ship
Tonnage 319
Standardized tonnage IMP 319
Guns mounted
Vessel owners Harper, William
Brade, Robert
Tarleton, Jane
Neilson, William
Tarleton, Clayton
Falkner, Edward
Watts, George Warren
Dickinson, Thomas
Hewan, John
Tarleton, Thomas
Backhouse, John
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 Loango
Second place of slave purchase Ambriz
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase IMP West Central Africa and St. Helena, port unspecified
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing St. Croix
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing IMP St. Croix
Place where voyage ended Liverpool
Region where voyage began IMP England
First region of slave purchase West Central Africa and St. Helena
Second region of slave purchase West Central Africa and St. Helena
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase IMP West Central Africa and St. Helena
First region of slave landing Danish West Indies
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing IMP Danish West Indies
Region where voyage ended England
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves IMP 1797
Date voyage began 1796-07-08
Date trade began in Africa 1796-09-25
Date vessel departed Africa 1797-01-11
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1797-02-28
Date vessel departed for homeport 1797-04-16
Date voyage completed 1797-05-28
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP 235
Middle passage (days) IMP 48
Captain and Crew Captain's name Richards, John
Crew at voyage outset 39
Crew at first landing of slaves
Crew deaths during voyage 2
Slave (numbers) Number of slaves intended at first place of purchase 453
Slaves carried from first port of purchase
Slaves carried from second port of purchase
Slaves carried from third port of purchase
Total slaves embarked 453
Total slaves embarked IMP 453
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 384
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 384
Slave (characteristics) Percentage men IMP
Percentage women IMP
Percentage boys IMP
Percentage girls IMP
Percentage male IMP 58.6%
Percentage children IMP
Sterling cash price in Jamaica IMP
Slave deaths during middle passage IMP 69
Mortality rate IMP 15.0%
Source Sources LR1797: Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1764, 1768, 1776, 1778-84, 1786-1787, 1789-1808 (all published in London).
BT98/57,161:

TNA (Kew, London)


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holsoe: Holsoe, Sevend, Notes from Danish Customs and Harbor Master Records.
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