Emprendador (1828)

Voyage Overview

The Spanish Brigantine, Emprendador, left Havana on 30 March 1828 and purchased at least 3 enslaved people at Little Popo by 11 June 1828. The captain, Ramon Clavell, sailed the vessel toward Brazil when Captain William Fitz William Owen of the HMS Eden 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 3 Liberated Africans by 14 July 1828. For more information, see Map of 1828.

Archival Resources

As Referenced in Voyages

Parliamentary Papers, PP, Accounts and Papers, vol. 10 (1830), 122-128.

TNA, FO84/78, Bannister, 28.08.16.

Meyer-Heiselberg, R., Notes from the Liberated African Department in the Archives at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone (Uppsala, 1967), 26.

Archivo Histórico Nacional (Madrid, Spain), AHNM, Estado, leg. 8016/18: