Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 90640
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Judith
Flag Great Britain
Flag IMP Great Britain
Place constructed Liverpool
Year constructed 1752
Place registered Liverpool
Year registered 1756
Rig Ship
Tonnage 120
Standardized tonnage IMP 218
Guns mounted 12
Vessel owners Welch, John
Parr, Edward
Howard, John
Southworth, Nicholas
Cheshyre, John
Gorell, John
Voyage Outcome Particular outcome of voyage Captured by the French - after embarkation of slaves
Outcome of voyage for slaves IMP Slaves disembarked in Americas
Outcome of voyage if ship captured IMP French
Outcome of voyage for owner IMP Original goal thwarted (human agency)
African resistance
Voyage Itinerary Place where voyage began IMP Liverpool
First place of slave purchase Malembo
Second place of slave purchase Rio Dande (N of Luanda)
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 Grenada, place unspecified
Second place of slave landing New Orleans
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing IMP Grenada, place unspecified
Place where voyage ended
Region where voyage began IMP England and Wales
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 Grenada
Second region of slave landing Gulf coast
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing IMP Grenada
Region where voyage ended
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves IMP 1758
Date voyage began 1757-11-14
Date trade began in Africa
Date vessel departed Africa 1758-05-09
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1758-07-21
Date vessel departed for homeport
Date voyage completed
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP 249
Middle passage (days) IMP 73
Captain and Crew Captain's name Gill, William
Heyes, William
Crew at voyage outset 45
Crew at first landing of slaves
Crew deaths during voyage
Slave (numbers) Number of slaves intended at first place of purchase 400
Slaves carried from first port of purchase
Slaves carried from second port of purchase
Slaves carried from third port of purchase
Total slaves embarked 419
Total slaves embarked IMP 419
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 381
Number of slaves disembarked at first place of landing 259
Number of slaves disembarked at second place of landing 122
Number of slaves disembarked at third place of landing
Total slaves disembarked IMP 381
Slave (characteristics) Percentage men IMP 40.2%
Percentage women IMP 18.1%
Percentage boys IMP 27.6%
Percentage girls IMP 14.2%
Percentage male IMP 67.7%
Percentage children IMP 41.7%
Sterling cash price in Jamaica IMP
Slave deaths during middle passage IMP 38
Mortality rate IMP 9.0%
Source Sources LST,1744-1786: Richardson, David, Katherine Beedham, and M. M. Schofield, Liverpool Shipping and Trade, 1744-1786 (ESRC Archives, University of Essex, 1992).
Williams,666: Williams, Gomer, History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque with an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade (London, 1897).
ANSOM, C13A 40, f.189+:

Archives Nationales d'Outre-Mer (Aix-en-Chapelles)

Ingersoll,140: Ingersoll, Thomas N.,"The Slave Trade and the Ethnic Diversity of Louisiana's Slave Community," Louisiana History, 36 (1996) 2: 133-161.

Donnan, Elizabeth, ed., Documents Illustrative of the History of the Slave Trade to the Americas, vol. III (Washington, DC, 1930)