The story of how the Dom Pedro Jetty, situated in the Port of Port Elizabeth, was named is a very interesting one. In 1839, Queen Victoria passed the Slave Suppression Act forbidding the trading of slaves. In the Mozambique Channel, Her Majesty’s brig the CURLEW, was hunting down slave traders violating the recently passed act. […]
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