Famous Privateersmen and Adventurers of the Sea Their rovings, cruises, escapades, and fierce battling upon the ocean for patriotism and for treasure
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Famous Privateersmen and Adventurers of the Sea Their rovings, cruises, escapades, and fierce battling upon the ocean for patriotism and for treasure

By Charles Haven Ladd Johnston
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Table of Contents
  • Famous Privateersmen AND ADVENTURERS OF THE SEA
  • CHARLES H. L. JOHNSTON
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CARLO ZENO HERO OF THE VENETIAN REPUBLIC (1344-1418)
  • HARKEE, BOYS!
  • SIR FRANCIS DRAKE ROVER AND SEA RANGER (1540-1596)
  • SEA IRONY
  • SIR WALTER RALEIGH PERSECUTOR OF THE SPANIARDS (1552-1618)
  • THE VANISHED SAILORS
  • JEAN BART THE SCOURGE OF THE DUTCH (1650-1702)
  • DU GUAY-TROUIN THE GREAT FRENCH “BLUE” (1673-1736)
  • EDWARD ENGLAND TERROR OF THE SOUTH SEAS (1690?-about 1725)
  • SONG OF THE PIRATE
  • WOODES ROGERS THE BRISTOL MARINER (?-1736)
  • TWILIGHT AT SEA
  • FORTUNATUS WRIGHT THE MOST HATED PRIVATEERSMAN OF THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA (1715-1765)
  • THE DEEP
  • GEORGE WALKER WINNER OF THE GAMEST SEA FIGHT OF THE ENGLISH CHANNEL (1727-1777)
  • BIVOUAC OF THE DEAD
  • JOHN PAUL JONES THE FOUNDER OF THE AMERICAN NAVY (1747-1792)
  • THE ESCAPE
  • CAPTAIN SILAS TALBOT STAUNCH PRIVATEERSMAN OF NEW ENGLAND (1751-1813)
    • FOOTNOTE:
  • CAPTAIN “JOSH” BARNEY THE IRREPRESSIBLE YANKEE (1759-1818)
  • THE DERELICT
  • ROBERT SURCOUF THE “SEA HOUND” FROM ST. MALO (1773-1827)
  • THE CRY FROM THE SHORE
  • LAFITTE PRIVATEER, PIRATE, AND TERROR OF THE GULF OF MEXICO (1780-1826)
  • THE PIRATE’S LAMENT
  • THE MEN BEHIND THE GUNS
  • RAPHAEL SEMMES DESPOILER OF AMERICAN COMMERCE (1809-1877)
  • EL CAPITAN
  • RETROSPECT
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