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New Guinea Bat
In 1699, accompanied by a shipboard artist, William Dampier conducted the first...
Pacific Ocean Currents
The arrows show the direction of ocean currents recorded by William Dampier while...
Stede Bonnett’s Fate
Like many pirates, Stede Bonnett was eventually caught and executed. He was hung...
Major Stede Bonnet
Middle-aged and a retired soldier, Bonnet was an unlikely pirate. Yet he bought a...
In November 1718 Blackbeard was finally chased down and killed in a fierce battle...