A multi-purpose voyage promised more profits for investors. It was advantageous for a fishing boat to transport passengers from La Rochelle to the settlement at Québec. Le Noir carried 51 passengers, more than half of whom started families in New France.

Passenger List
List of crewmen and passengers on the ship Le Noir of Holland, Captain Pierre Fillye, sailing from Dieppe for Québec to fish, 1664
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