Vingador (1828)

Voyage Overview

The Portuguese Brig, Vingador, left Bahia on 18 November 1827 and purchased 646 enslaved people at Lagos by 16 May 1828. The captain, Miguel Antônio Neto, sailed the vessel toward Brazil when Captain Francis Augustus Collier of the HMS Sybille captured the vessel somewhere off the coast of West Africa. The British and Portuguese Court of Mixed Commission, Sierra Leone condemned this vessel and registered 625 Liberated Africans by 16 June 1828. For more information, see Map of 1828.

Archival Resources

As Referenced in Voyages

Irish University Press Series of British Parliamentary Papers: Slave Trade, IUPST, 12/A1 (Shannon, 1969-74), 75-76.

TNA, FO84/79, Jackson, 29.01.05.

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

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

Verger, Pierre, Trade Relations Between the Bight of Benin and Bahia, 17th to 19th Century, (Ibadan, 1976), 488.

Arquivo Histórico Municipal de Salvador (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil), AHMS, 27.7, p. 30v.