Voyage 21904, Margaret (1718)
Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 21904
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM
Vessel name Margaret
Flag Great Britain
Flag* Great Britain
Place constructed River Thames
Year constructed 1716
Place registered
Year registered
Standardized tonnage*
Guns mounted
Vessel owners Bonham, Samuel
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* London
First place of slave purchase Bance Island (Ben's Island)
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase* Bance Island (Ben's Island)
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing Annapolis
Second place of slave landing Londontowne
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing* Annapolis
Place where voyage ended London
Region where voyage began* England
First region of slave purchase Sierra Leone
Second region of slave purchase
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase* Sierra Leone
First region of slave landing Maryland
Second region of slave landing Maryland
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing* Maryland
Region where voyage ended England
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves* 1718
Date voyage began 1717-12-01
Date trade began in Africa
Date vessel departed Africa
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1718-08-18
Date vessel departed for homeport
Date voyage completed 1718-12-10
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days)* 260
Middle passage (days)*
Captain and Crew Captain's name Cassels, James
Crew at voyage outset
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
Total slaves embarked*
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 117
Number of slaves disembarked at first place of landing 108
Number of slaves disembarked at second place of landing 12
Number of slaves disembarked at third place of landing
Total slaves disembarked*
Slave (characteristics) Percentage men* 46.7%
Percentage women* 25.2%
Percentage boys* 17.8%
Percentage girls* 10.3%
Percentage male* 64.5%
Percentage children*
Sterling cash price in Jamaica*
Slave deaths during middle passage*
Mortality rate*
Source Sources Flanagan, 230-47:

Flanagan, Charles M., Sweets of Independence: The James Carroll Daybook, 1714-1721 (College Park, University of Maryland, 2005)

LG,17.12..01.: London Gazette
Carroll Daybook: Georgetown University Libraries, Special Collections (Washington, DC, USA) Jesuit Provincial Archives, James Carroll Daybook (1714-21)
Walsh Maryland Database: Walsh, Lorena, Database of slave trading voyages to Maryland
PM,11.12.1718: Post Man
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