Nicanor (1826)

Voyage Overview

The Spanish vessel, Nicanor, left Bahia Honda, Cuba (no date recorded) and purchased 174 enslaved people at Ouidah by 20 May 1826. The captain, José le Grand, sailed the vessel toward Cuba when Captain Charles Bullen of the HMS Maidstone captured the vessel somewhere off the coast of West Africa. The British and Spanish Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone condemned this vessel and registered 173 people by 1 July 1826. For more information, see Map of 1826.                                                                               

Archival Resources

As Referenced in Voyages

Parliamentary Papers, Accounts and Papers, vol. 10 (1830), 126.

Irish University Press Series of British Parliamentary Papers: Slave Trade, 11/A1 (Shannon, 1969-74), 36-37.

Meyer-Heiselberg, R., Notes from the Liberated African Department in the Archives at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone (Uppsala, 1967), 22.