Many Ships navigated the Atlantic Ocean during the trans-Atlantic slave trade. The journey from and back to West Africa is also known as the ‘Middle Passage’. Here are 3 ships that made that journey.
In 1800, the vessel HMS Asia transported about 600 Jamaican Maroons from Nova Scotia, Canada to Freetown, Sierra Leone. The Maroons were originally from Trelawney Town, Jamaica and upon arrival in Freetown, established Maroon Town there.