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The CD-ROM database is a file of 27,233 Trans-Atlantic slaving voyages that sailed from Africa to the Americas.

It is essentially a spreadsheet consisting of rows or voyages and 227 columns or variables of information about each voyage.

These variables include details about:

  • Numbers of enslaved Africans
  • Numbers of crew
  • Tonnage of slaving vessels
  • Names of captains and ship owners
  • Names of vessels
  • Ports of trade in the Atlantic World
  • Dates of departure and arrival

It is easy to access the 227 variables on the CD-ROM.

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