1500-1799 | Slavery

SHIP’S CREW SAVED BUT ‘NOT EVEN ANY OF OUR CLOTHES OR ONE SLAVE.’

28 October 1762 The London registered Phoenix was carrying 332 slaves crammed into its hold from Africa towards Maryland on the United States’ mid-Atlantic coastline. Since 20 October, she had been battling heavy seas but had sustained severe damage to the hull and rigging and was continuing to gain water despite the crew and the captive Africans…

1990-1999 | Backing dictatorships | Chile

28 OCTOBER

SHIP’S CREW SAVED BUT ‘NOT EVEN ANY OF OUR CLOTHES OR ONE SLAVE.’ [ 28 October 1763 ] The London registered Phoenix was carrying 332 slaves crammed into its hold from Africa towards Maryland on the United States’ mid-Atlantic coastline. BRITAIN’S HIGH COURT – CHILEAN’S TYRANT PINOCHET CAN’T BE PROSECUTED [ 28 October 1998 ]…