Shackles on Slave Ship Henrietta Marie, 1700

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Drawing by Frank Besse of archaeologically- recovered leg shackles. The Henrietta Marie transported about 200 slaves from the Bight of Biafra to Jamaica. For details, see David Moore, Site Report: Historical and Archaeological Investigation of the Shipwreck Henrietta Marie (Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society, 1997). (slide of drawing, courtesy of David Moore, North Carolina Maritime Museum)