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Slaver 500 slaves after a long chase by H.M.S. 'Rifleman' ran on shore near Cape Frio Brazils - Next morning the decks were covered with dead bodies 40 slaves were found alive, many doubtless got on shore but most were drowned

PAD8892

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Vesselswater transport: passenger vessel: slaver

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Object ID PAD8892
Description The inscription continues: ‘Next morning the decks were covered with dead bodies 40 slaves were found alive, many doubtless got on shore but most were drowned.’
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Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials card; crayon, black
Measurements Sheet: 140 mm x 222 mm; Image: 140 mm x 222 mm; Mount: 223 mm x 305 mm
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  • Slaver 500 slaves after a long chase by H.M.S. 'Rifleman' ran on shore near Cape Frio Brazils - Next morning the decks were covered with dead bodies 40 slaves were found alive, many doubtless got on shore but most were drowned (PAD8892)
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