Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 77559
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Blandford
Flag Great Britain
Flag IMP Great Britain
Place constructed London
Year constructed 1719
Place registered London
Year registered 1743
Rig Ship
Tonnage 270
Standardized tonnage IMP 310
Guns mounted 20
Vessel owners Pearce, James*
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 London
First place of slave purchase
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase IMP Africa., 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 London
Region where voyage began IMP England
First region of slave purchase
Second region of slave purchase
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase IMP Other Africa
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 1744
Date voyage began 1743-12-10
Date trade began in Africa
Date vessel departed Africa
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1744-11-12
Date vessel departed for homeport 1745-04-01
Date voyage completed 1745-06-22
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP 338
Middle passage (days) IMP
Captain and Crew Captain's name Brackenridge, John
Crew at voyage outset 40
Crew at first landing of slaves 60
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 IMP 468
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing 400
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 400
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 ADM7/84:

British National Archives (Kew), Admiralty


CO142/15,50-1,73:

British National Archives (Kew) Colonial Office


LList, 6 Jan 1744: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
LList, 18 Dec 1744: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
ADM68/198,40:

British National Archives (Kew), Admiralty


DailyG,43.12.12:

Daily Gazeteer (London)


DailyG,44.12.08:

Daily Gazeteer (London)


DP,44.12.18: Daily Post
DailyG,45.03.26:

Daily Gazeteer (London)


DailyG,45.06.25:

Daily Gazeteer (London)