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Capture of a Large Slave Ship

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Capture of a Large Slave Ship

The African Squadron started its operations in 1820 and was withdrawn from the African Coast at the beginning of the Civil War. It seized only 24 ships.

  1. View All Images
  2. Introduction
  3. National and International Campaigns
  4. The Courts of Mixed Commission
  5. The 'Liberated Africans'
  6. An "Illegal" Repression
  7. Repression of the Slave Trade in Africa
  8. The Failure of Naval Action
  9. The Suppression of the Slave Trade
  10. Bibliography

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