Gazelle (a) Cirella (1821)

Voyage Overview

The French Schooner, Gazelle (a) Cirella, left Bahia on 12 September 1820 and purchased 183 enslaved people at un unspecified port in the Bight of Benin (no date recorded). The captain, Raimundo Mauricio Valentim, sailed the vessel, owned by Ange Genevois, toward Brazil as intended, when it landed at São Salvador da Bahia on 20 March 1821. Only 160 people survived the Middle Passage. For more information, see Map of 1821.

Archival Resources

As Referenced in Voyages

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

Arquivo Público do Estado da Bahia (Salvador da Bahia, Brazil), APEB, cod 626-1, p. 154.