1727 - Little John of Bristol

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Date 1727
Topic The Little John of Bristol brought slaves from Africa to Barbados and brought home a cargo of redwood.
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-24. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.


[30 Sep. 1727:]
[The 70 ton vessel Little John of Bristol, owned by Samuel Day and with William Barry as master, made a voyage to Africa, bringing slaves to Barbados and 20 tons of redwood to Bristol, to which it returned on 30 Sep. 1727.][1]

Source notes

The printed source is a structured summary of an entry in MS E190/1201/2, SMV Wharfage books (NA). The above bracketed text was constructed by IRHB, expanding the summary on the basis of keys provided elsewhere in the printed source.[2]

IRHB comments

There are several examples of vessels names after Little John or Robin Hood, see Ship names.



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