Pirate ships
Piracy is typically an act of robbery or criminal violence at sea. The term can include acts committed on land, in the air, or in other major bodies of water or on a shore. It does not normally includ...
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The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in...
Contract Battle Brewing Over $14M Blackbeard 'Treasure' - ABC News
Nearly 300 years after the pirate Blackbeard's flagship sank off the North Carolina coast, a shipwreck-hunting company and the state are battling over treasure linked to the vessel — but they're fight...
Pirates Hauling $400 Million Since '05 - Pocket Little of Booty
Pirates off the Horn of Africa pocket as little as 0.01 percent of ransoms, which they tend to spend on alcohol, expensive cars and prostitutes, while financiers keep as much as three-quarters of the ...
The Most Feared Pirates to Ever Set Sail
From Calico Jack and Blackbeard to William Kidd and Sir Francis Drake these are the most feared pirates to ever set sail.
Piracy
Black Sam and his pirate ship were ruthless and feared, yet decisions on the ship were made by all. The Pirate Code : MON JUNE 2 10P et/pt : http://channel.n...
Ancient Mediterranean piracy
Piracy in the ancient Mediterranean has a long documented history, from the Late Bronze Age. The classical historian Janice Gabbert proclaimed “The eastern Mediterranean has been plagued by piracy sin...
Wokou
Wokou (Chinese: 倭寇; pinyin: Wōkòu; Japanese: わこう Wakō; Korean: 왜구 Waegu), which literally translates to "Japanese pirates" or "dwarf pirates", were pirates who raided the coastlines of China, ...
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Cossacks
Cossacks (Ukrainian: козаки́, koza'ky; Russian: казаки́ [kəzɐˈkʲi] or каза́ки [kɐˈzakʲɪ], kazaki are a group of predominantly East Slavic people who became known as members of democratic, semi...
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Uskoks
The Uskoks (Croatian: Uskoci, [ǔsko̞t͡si]; singular: Uskok; names in other languages) were irregular soldiers in Habsburg Croatia that inhabited areas on the eastern Adriatic coast and surrounding...
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Barbary pirates
The Barbary pirates, sometimes called Barbary corsairs or Ottoman corsairs, were pirates and privateers who operated from North Africa, based primarily in the ports of Salé, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripo...
Barbary pirates - Wikipedia
Piracy in the Caribbean
The era of piracy in the Caribbean began in the 16th century and died out in the 1830s after the navies of the nations of Western Europe and North America with colonies in the Caribbean began combat...
Piracy in the Caribbean - Wikipedia
Golden Age of Piracy
The Golden Age of Piracy is a common designation given to usually one or more outbursts of piracy in the maritime history of the early modern period. In its broadest accepted definition, the Golden A...
Golden Age of Piracy - Wikipedia
Pirate code
A pirate code, pirate articles or articles of agreement were a code of conduct for governing pirates. A group of sailors, on turning pirate, would draw up their own code or articles, which provided ru...
Distribution of justice
The distribution of justice was a practice commonly adopted by pirates. Ships operated as limited democracies (for more details, see pirate code) and imposed their ideas of justice upon the crew of t...
Piracy
Piracy is typically an act of robbery or criminal violence at sea. The term can include acts committed on land, in the air, or in other major bodies of water or on a shore. It does not normally includ...
Piracy - Wikipedia
Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea
Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea affects a number of countries in West Africa as well as the wider international community. By 2011, it had become an issue of global concern. Pirates in the Gulf of Gui...
Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea - Wikipedia
Piracy in the Strait of Malacca
Piracy in the Strait of Malacca has for long been a threat to ship owners and the mariners who ply the 900 km-long (550 miles) sea lane. In recent years, coordinated patrols by Indonesia, Malays...
Piracy in the Strait of Malacca - Wikipedia
Piracy on Falcon Lake
Piracy on Falcon Lake refers to an increase in crime at the border between the United States and Mexico on Falcon Lake. The lake is a 60-mile (97 km) long reservoir constructed in 1954 and is a k...
Piracy on Falcon Lake - Wikipedia
List of ships attacked by Somali pirates
Piracy in the Indian Ocean has been a threat to international shipping since the second phase of the Somali Civil War in the early 21st century. Since 2005, many international organizations have expre...
List of ships attacked by Somali pirates - Wikipedia
Ruse de guerre
The French ruse de guerre, sometimes literally translated as ruse of war, is a non-uniform term; generally what is understood by 'ruse of war' can be separated into two groups: the first classifies th...
Ruse de guerre - Wikipedia
List of fictional pirates
Listed alphabetically are fictional pirates by the character's last name or full nickname.
Pirates in popular culture
In English-speaking popular culture, the modern pirate stereotype owes its attributes mostly to the imagined tradition of the 18th century Caribbean pirate sailing off the Spanish Main and to such ce...
Pirates in popular culture - Wikipedia
The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in...
Contract Battle Brewing Over $14M Blackbeard 'Treasure' - ABC News
Nearly 300 years after the pirate Blackbeard's flagship sank off the North Carolina coast, a shipwreck-hunting company and the state are battling over treasure linked to the vessel — but they're fight...
MY Ady Gil
MY Ady Gil (formerly Earthrace) was a 78-foot (24 m), wave-piercing trimaran, which was originally created as part of a project to break the world record for circumnavigating the globe in a power...
MY Ady Gil - Wikipedia
Pirates Hauling $400 Million Since '05 - Pocket Little of Booty
Pirates off the Horn of Africa pocket as little as 0.01 percent of ransoms, which they tend to spend on alcohol, expensive cars and prostitutes, while financiers keep as much as three-quarters of the ...
Whydah Gally
The Whydah Gally (commonly known simply as the Whydah or Whidah, and rarely, written as Whidaw, or Whido) was a fully rigged galley ship that was originally built as a Trade-Triangle passenger, cargo,...
Whydah Gally - Wikipedia
Anglo-Turkish piracy
Anglo-Turkish piracy or the Anglo-Barbary piracy refers to the collaboration between Barbary pirates and English pirates against Catholic shipping during the 17th century.
The Protestants and the ...
Anglo-Turkish piracy - Wikipedia