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The Forgotten History of a British Ship that Fought a Notorious Slaver-and Won

Posted on: Jan 14, 2022   |   Posted by: News Times

The Forgotten History of a British Ship that Fought a Notorious Slaver-and Won

By the time Henry Downes took command of the Black Joke, the ship had only been on the waters under that name for just a year. A former slave ship itself, the Black Joke was...

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