Cantabre (a) Marie Angélique (1826)

Voyage Overview

The French Schooner-brig, Cantabre (a) Marie Angélique, left Antwerp in February 1826 and purchased 352 enslaved people at Ouidah (no date recorded). The captain, Guillaume Chemin, sailed the vessel, owned by François Fernandez, toward the French Caribbean, when it became shipwrecked or was destroyed (no date recorded). Only 335 people survived the Middle Passage. For more information, see Map of 1826.

Archival Resources

As Referenced in Voyages

TNA, FO84/54, Lamb, 26.02.23.

Daget, Serge, Répertoire des Expéditions Négrières Françaises à la Traite Illégale (1814-1850) (Nantes, 1988).

Saugera, Éric, Bordeaux, port négrier: Chronologie, économie, idéologie, XVIIe-XIXe siècles (Paris, 1995), 362.