Two Sisters 1758

Two Sisters 1758
Date: 1758
Capt: Robert Cowie
Owner: William Bull & Co.
Departures: Windward Coast [Liberia], and Anamaboe [Ghana]
Africans: 220
Owners: William Bull & Co.

Previously known as the Rachell (see 1753/21), the vessel had, according to its muster roll, 25 crew when it left Bristol and 16 on its return.  Twenty-two of the original crew appears to have reached Antigua, the other 3 having been killed by negroes on 14 January 1758.  Six crew were discharged at Antigua.  The vessel was reported to have sailed from Anamboe on 24 March 1758 with 220 slaves.


E190/1219/5; ADM 7/89; T 70/1263;SMV Wharfage books; SMV Muster books, 1757-8, no. 64; SMV List of shipping; Felix Farley, 3 June, 22 July, 4 November 1758