John Johnson Bowin1
M, #16532, b. circa 1665
|Birth*||John Johnson Bowin was born circa 1665.1|
|Occupation*||On 26 January 1698 John Johnson Bowin was the skipper of the Swift, said to be an English vessel, but most likely a pirate.1|
|(Master) ShipVoyage||In 1705 the Speaking Trumpet, a pirate ship under the captaincy of John Johnson Bowin, was wrecked at Black Rock off Mauritius. Among the pirates on board was Jan de Wit who deserted to the Dutch settlement on Mauritius and was subsequently sent to Batavia on the Oegstgeest.2|
|Names in the record, in publications, etc.||26 January 1698, the name of John was written in the record as Johan Janson Bowin.3|
|Slave Transactions||On 26 January 1698 Apollo van Madagascar was sold by John Johnson Bowin to Cornelis Barentsz, for Rds. 60.4|
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 182.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
- [S842] First Fifty Years project on Facebook, posts by Mansell Upham, online www.facebook.com/FirstFiftyYearsProject, 1705: pirate on "Speaking Trumpet" under American pirate ‘king’ John Bowen, shipwrecked at Black Rock off Mauritius & deserting to Dutch settlement on Mauritius; sent to Batavia on "Oegstgeest". Hereinafter cited as FFY FB post Mansell Upham.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 182. 26.1.1698, ...sold by Johan Janson Bowin (signature John Johnson Bowin)...
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 182. 26.1.1698, No pagination in the rest of this volume: Apollo from Madagascar (14), sold by Johan Janson Bowin (signature John Johnson Bowin) of the Swift to Cornelis Barentsz, sergeant from Wijburgh, for Rds. 60.