A barque, a brig, and a schooner... walk into a bar

The U.S. Navy’s Africa Squadron with Nicolas Hardisty.

January 15, 2021 Tall Ships America Season 2 Episode 2
A barque, a brig, and a schooner... walk into a bar
The U.S. Navy’s Africa Squadron with Nicolas Hardisty.
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A barque, a brig, and a schooner... walk into a bar
The U.S. Navy’s Africa Squadron with Nicolas Hardisty.
Jan 15, 2021 Season 2 Episode 2
Tall Ships America

In mini episode #2, Nic Hardisty discusses the Africa Squadron, a United States Navy team tasked with shutting down the Atlantic slave trade during the 19th century. Nic pays particular attention to the USS Constellation’s encounter with slavers on the barque Cora. 

Ships mentioned: USS Constellation, USS Constitution, Cora, and Delicia. 

Further Reading:
 Africa Squadron: The U.S. Navy and the Slave Trade, 1842-1861 (Donald Canney)
 Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (Dr. Peter Mendy)
 Suppress and Protect: the United States Navy, the African Slave Trade, and Maritime Commerce, 1794-1862 (Judd Scott Harmon) 
 New York Times Historical Database 

Show Notes

In mini episode #2, Nic Hardisty discusses the Africa Squadron, a United States Navy team tasked with shutting down the Atlantic slave trade during the 19th century. Nic pays particular attention to the USS Constellation’s encounter with slavers on the barque Cora. 

Ships mentioned: USS Constellation, USS Constitution, Cora, and Delicia. 

Further Reading:
 Africa Squadron: The U.S. Navy and the Slave Trade, 1842-1861 (Donald Canney)
 Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (Dr. Peter Mendy)
 Suppress and Protect: the United States Navy, the African Slave Trade, and Maritime Commerce, 1794-1862 (Judd Scott Harmon) 
 New York Times Historical Database