Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 80670
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 West Central Africa and St. Helena, port unspecified
Second place of slave purchase
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 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 West Central Africa and St. Helena
Second region of slave purchase
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase IMP West Central Africa and St. Helena
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 1798
Date voyage began 1797-08-24
Date trade began in Africa
Date vessel departed Africa
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1798-05-07
Date vessel departed for homeport 1798-08-14
Date voyage completed 1798-10-25
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP 256
Middle passage (days) IMP
Captain and Crew Captain's name Richards, John
Williams, 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
Total slaves embarked IMP 487
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 446
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 446
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 LR1798: Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1764, 1768, 1776, 1778-84, 1786-1787, 1789-1808 (all published in London).
BT98/59,39:

TNA (Kew, London)


CO140/89,369:

BNA (Kew)


T70/1574:

BNA (Kew) ()


PP,1806(265),XIII,no.2: Great Britain, Parliamentary Papers: 1777, Accounts and Papers, No 9 1788, XXII 1789, XXIV, XXV, XXVI 1790, XXIX, XXX, XXXI 1790-91, XXXIV 1792, XXXV 1795-96, XLII 1798-99, XLVIII 1799 XLVIII 1801-2, IV 1803-4, X 1806, XII 1813-14, XII 1816, VII 1823, XIX 1825, XXVII, XXIX 1826, XXIX 1826-7, XXII, XXVI 1828, XXVI 1829, XXVI 1830, X 1831, XIX 1831-32, XLVII 1842, XLIV 1845,XLIX 1847-8, XXII 1852-3, XXXIX
PP,1801-2(88),IV,no.1: Great Britain, Parliamentary Papers: 1777, Accounts and Papers, No 9 1788, XXII 1789, XXIV, XXV, XXVI 1790, XXIX, XXX, XXXI 1790-91, XXXIV 1792, XXXV 1795-96, XLII 1798-99, XLVIII 1799 XLVIII 1801-2, IV 1803-4, X 1806, XII 1813-14, XII 1816, VII 1823, XIX 1825, XXVII, XXIX 1826, XXIX 1826-7, XXII, XXVI 1828, XXVI 1829, XXVI 1830, X 1831, XIX 1831-32, XLVII 1842, XLIV 1845,XLIX 1847-8, XXII 1852-3, XXXIX
Williams,368: Williams, Gomer, History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque with an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade (London, 1897).
LList, 11 May 1798: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
LList, 5 June 1798: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
LList, 10 July 1798: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
LList, 30 Oct 1798: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
MMM, C/EX/L/5/2,1791.050: Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool Registers of Merchant Ships, Subsidiary Register Books