April 20, 2017 H.M.S. Frigate Penelope, 1843 The suppression of the African slave trade required the use of significant naval power. The following image shows one of the British man of war deployed in the campaign, the H.M.S. Frigate Penelope. The Illustrated London News, 1 July 1843. 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 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.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.