The Resource The whydah : A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found., Martin W Sandler, (electronic resource)

The whydah : A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found., Martin W Sandler, (electronic resource)

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The whydah : A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found.
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The whydah
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A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found.
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Martin W Sandler
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eng
Summary
The 1650s to the 1730s marked the golden age of piracy, when fearsome pirates like Blackbeard ruled the waves, seeking not only treasure but also large and fast ships to carry it. The Whydah was just such a ship, built to ply the Triangular Trade route, which it did until one of the greediest pirates of all, Black Sam Bellamy, commandeered it. Filling the ship to capacity with treasure, Bellamy hoped to retire with his bounty - but in 1717 the ship sank in a storm off Cape Cod. For more than two hundred years, the wreck of the Whydah (and the riches that went down with it) eluded treasure seekers, until the ship was finally found in 1984 by marine archaeologists. The artifacts brought up from the ocean floor are priceless, both in value and in the picture they reveal of life in that much-mythologized era, changing much of what we know about pirates
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Sandler, Martin W
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The whydah : A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found., Martin W Sandler, (electronic resource)
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The whydah : A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found., Martin W Sandler, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Title from eBook information screen.
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ODN0003189353
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7C9EAE6C-1D59-4DDD-8C17-EC7F38C7EE58
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7C9EAE6C-1D59-4DDD-8C17-EC7F38C7EE58

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