The Battle of Rhode Island Association

Portsmouth Historical Society Presents “Dark Voyage” by Historian Christian McBurney

Portsmouth Historical Society 870 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI

Portsmouth, RI – Historian Christian McBurney will speak his new book, Dark Voyage: An American Privateer’s War on Britain’s African Slave Trade (Westholme, 2022). Based primarily on a little-known ship’s log penned by a Newport captain’s clerk, McBurney’s new book chronicles the remarkable voyage by this Rhode Island privateer to Africa with its goal of […]

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