Category Archives: Pirate History

The Captain’s turtle

The Good Ship Literacy rested at anchor just off Maui’s north shore near Napili Bay. Continue reading

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The man who didn’t want to be a “pyrate”…

Most people believe that the most successful pirate during “The Golden Age of Piracy” was Blackbeard. True, he is among the most famous, but far from the most successful. That dubious “honor” goes to John Bartholomew Roberts, who is estimated … Continue reading

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Why we love pirates…

…I have to tell you that most pirates in history were not very nice people. Well, they may have been nice to one another, but not to crew members of ships they captured. At least one man who was hanged … Continue reading

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