Entries from May 2009

Pirate Story – Last Voyage of the Black Betty – Chapter 6

May 15, 2009

Chapter 6 of the ongoing tale of the notorious Captain Stark and his ship: The Black Betty.

Real Pirates: Calico Jack the Ladies Man

May 7, 2009

During the zenith of maritime romance and violence, from the 15th to the end of the 18th century—many pirates pillaged the open seas. Some hailed them as nothing more than thugs; others viewed them with rock star like celebrity.
Calico Jack—John Rackham—lived and died one of the most remarkable, and romantic pirates of the period. In [...]

Pirate Story – Last Voyage of the Black Betty – Chapter 5

May 7, 2009

Chapter 5 of the ongoing tale of the notorious Captain Stark and his ship: The Black Betty.