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Little John (Bristol)

Locality
Coordinates 51.454969, -2.58882
Adm. div. Gloucestershire
Vicinity The harbour, Bristol
Type Transport
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Defunct
First Record 1727
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Bristol.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2014-08-25. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-24.

Little John was the name of a ship based at Bristol which undertook at least one slave trading voyage in 1727.

Records

1727 - Little John of Bristol

[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]

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