The Blockade of Africa began in 1808 after Britain outlawed the Atlantic slave trade, making it A notable exception was the United States, which refused such permission. The Royal Navy squadron remained in operation until . 1807 Act two ships had been despatched to the African Coast for anti - Slavery patrol.
African Slave Trade Patrol was part of the suppression of the Atlantic slave trade between 1819 and the beginning of the American Civil War in Due to the abolitionist movement in the United States, a squadron of . The United States Navy operations against the slave trade quickly came to an end in 1861 with the.
The United States deployed a naval squadron off West Africa to The first significant American naval anti - slave trade operations were.