Voyage 10005, Acredam (1721)
Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 10005
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Acredam
Flag Netherlands
Flag* Netherlands
Place constructed
Year constructed
Place registered
Year registered
Rig Fluit
Tonnage
Standardized tonnage*
Guns mounted 24
Vessel owners West-Indische Compagnie
Voyage Outcome Particular outcome of voyage Voyage completed as intended
Outcome of voyage for slaves* Slaves disembarked in Americas
Outcome of voyage if ship captured* Not captured
Outcome of voyage for owner* Delivered slaves for original owners
African resistance
Voyage Itinerary Place where voyage began* Texel
First place of slave purchase Whydah
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase* Whydah
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing Suriname
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing* Suriname
Place where voyage ended Texel
Region where voyage began* Netherlands
First region of slave purchase Bight of Benin
Second region of slave purchase
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase* Bight of Benin
First region of slave landing Dutch Guianas
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing* Dutch Guianas
Region where voyage ended Netherlands
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves* 1721
Date voyage began 1720-09-28
Date trade began in Africa 1721-01-02
Date vessel departed Africa 1721-04-01
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1721-06-23
Date vessel departed for homeport 1721-08-04
Date voyage completed 1721-10-27
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days)* 268
Middle passage (days)* 83
Captain and Crew Captain's name Hagerop, Rijk
Ras, Pieter
Crew at voyage outset 65
Crew at first landing of slaves
Crew deaths during voyage
Slave (numbers) Number of slaves intended at first place of purchase
Slaves carried from first port of purchase
Slaves carried from second port of purchase
Slaves carried from third port of purchase
Total slaves embarked 603
Total slaves embarked* 603
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 447
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* 447
Slave (characteristics) Percentage men*
Percentage women*
Percentage boys*
Percentage girls*
Percentage male*
Percentage children*
Sterling cash price in Jamaica*
Slave deaths during middle passage* 156
Mortality rate* 26.0%
Source Sources Postma,304-401: Postma, Johannes Menne, The Dutch in the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1600-1815 (Cambridge, 1990).
Heijer,1997,389-420: Den Heijer, Henk, Goud, ivoor en slaven. Scheepvaart en handel van de Tweede Westindische Compagnie op Afrika, 1674-1740 (Zutphen, 1997).
HDB: Den Heijer, Henk (University of Leiden), Dataset of slave trading voyages of the second Dutch West India Company.
Goslinga,610-47: Goslinga, Cornelis Ch., The Dutch in the Caribbean and the Guianas, 1680-1791 (Assen, 1985).
ARA,Radermacher,576: Nationaal Archief (The Hague, Netherlands) Collectie Radermacher
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