Dhow chasing in Zanzibar waters to suppress the Slave Trade 1873

Dhow chasing in Zanzibar waters

Dhow chasing in Zanzibar waters and on the Eastern Coast of Africa. Narrative of Five Years' Experiences in the Suppression of the Slave Trade (treaty that resulted in the end of the slave market on Zanzibar)

Written by Capt Sulivan and published by  Sampson Low, Marston, Low Searle London 1873

Dhow chasing Zanzibar

Title page of the book Dhow chasing in Zanzibar Waters 1873

(By the British Navy to contain the Arab slave trade)

Dhow chasing Zanzibar 1873

Slaves freed by the British navy from Arab ships


Scarce book. Third edition (same year as the first) concerning the Omani slave-trade. Contents: Folding map, 12 plates & 4 illustrations in the text. 8vo. xii, 453 pages. London, 1873. One of the two main works on the suppression of the East African slave trade at sea; the author gives an account firstly of the services of HMS Castor, Pantaloon and Daphne from 1850. He follows this with a general review of the state of the slave trade in the Portuguese possessions and elsewhere in Arabia and Somalia. Republished in 1967.


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