April 22, 2017 Capture of an African Slaver by H.M.S. Linnet, Pongo River, 1853 The H.M.S Linnet was one of the many British naval vessels responsible for capturing slave ships. The Illustrated London News, 18 June 1853. Courtesy of University of Missouri Libraries. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.