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Stephen Gavin
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Brig Elizabeth Jane - launched Nova Scotia 1817 - Lost July 1854 off the coast of Yorkshire - Found Robin Hood's Bay, July 2003
Sierra Leone

In 1823 the Elizabeth Jane sailed to Sierra Leone under Captain Potter. She is recorded in the 19th Report of the African Society (see bibliography). The following books and websites are to provide some background to the Voyage of the Elizabeth Jane.

DIS LAIF WI LIB: NEKS WOL NO GO TAN SO. This life that we live: The next world won't be so.

The BBC's Sierra Leone Country profile and Timeline: Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone at Wikipedia

Encyclopaedia Britannica Be prepared to be bombarded with advertisments!

Sierra Leone at Google Maps with photographs of Freetown and surrounding areas.

Salma Hayek Travels to Africa on a 'complicated but Very Doable' Project to Fight Tetanus

'Sierra Eye is a collection of the most interesting, curious and funny articles published around the internet related directly or inderectly to Sierra Leone.'


Sierra Leone By William Whitaker Shreeve 1847
An Interesting Narrative of a Mission, Sent to Sierra Leone, in Africa
By Thomas Coke
The Heart of the Matter
By Ian Smillie, Lansana Gberie, Ralph Hazleton, Partnership Africa Canada
Education in Sierra Leone By Lianqin Wang, World Bank