Pirates, Privateers, & Rebel Raiders of the Carolina Coast

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UNC Press Books, 2000 - History - 275 pages
North Carolina possesses one of the longest, most treacherous coastlines in the United States, and the waters off its shores have been the scene of some of the most dramatic episodes of piracy and sea warfare in the nation's history. Now, Lindley Butler b
 

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Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Blackbeard The Queen Annes Revenge Scourges the Carolinas
21
Ptede Bonnet The Gentleman Pirate of the Royal James
47
Otway Burns The Snap Dragon Sweeps the Western Atlantic
69
Johnson Blakeley The Wasp Ravages the English Channel
91
James W Cooke The Albemarle Clears the Roanoke
115
John N Maffitt The Florida Ranges the Atlantic
139
John Taylor Wood The Night Raider Seizes the Underwriter
167
James T Waddell The Shenandoah Masters the North Pacific
195
Glossary of Nautical Terms
223
Notes
227
Bibliography
249
Index
261
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Lindley S. Butler, professor emeritus of history at Rockingham Community College, is a volunteer diver with the North Carolina Underwater Archaeology Unit and historical consultant on the Queen Anne's Revenge Shipwreck Project.

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