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H.M.S. ""Rattler"" Capturing the Slaver ""Andorinha""
The image describes the H.M.S. ""Rattler"" (left) capturing the slaver ""Andorinha"" (right). The Illustrated London News, the source of this image, reported that the vessel was in charge of a Brazilian commander and that she was often employed in the slave trade from the Bight of Benin. The slaver was captured off Lagos, at present-day Nigeria, in August, 1849. The image is reproduced courtesy of the Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Emory University.
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1849
Source:
The Illustrated London News (Dec. 29, 1849), vol. 15, p. 440
Language:
English
Related voyages
Voyage ID = 3829 - Andorinha, 1849
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