Posts Tagged: Southern history

The Last Slave Ship: The Wanderer Logbook

In 1858, the American schooner, The Wanderer, sailed along the Eastern coast of the United States. The vessel’s log, written by an unknown sailor, contains simple and brief entries that record the weather, speed, and course of the yacht. There are a few details concerning other ships and visitors on the Wanderer scattered throughout the log. However, the…