Ship's Bell Recovered from Slave Ship Henrietta Marie, 1700

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Photo of archaeologically-recovered ship's bell; although partially encrusted, the name of the ship is clearly shown. 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 photo, courtesy of David Moore, North Carolina Maritime Museum)