The pirates would use this form of punishment for certain offenses, such as deserting the ship or quarters in battle, or stealing from other pirates. Marooning may not sound like such a serious punishment, but it usually meant a slow death from starvation or exposure. One of the most famous of these marooned men was the pirate Selkirk, better known as Robinson Crusoe.
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Pirates were known for carrying out cruel punishments on their captives. One of the most infamous methods involved prisoners being made to walk the plank, usually blindfolded and weighed down with cannonballs, with the added annoyance of pirates prodding them with their daggers. However, there are very few known occurences of pirates actually choosing this method of punishment. Sometimes they.Read More
Nigerian Pirates Locked and Loaded. Nigeria creates two million barrels of oil a day, making this nation one of Africa's largest producers. Pirates simply need to commandeer one large oil tanker to reap millions of dollars' worth of oil. While Somalia deals with kidnappings and ransoms, Nigerian pirates stick strictly to stealing oil and refined petroleum products. - The Tao Of Badass - 9.Read More
Somali pirates made headline news at an alarmingly regular rate until the summer of 2012. It looks like the party may be over, and the hangover will be severe for those living in Puntland.It appears that international efforts to stop the pirates from boarding any ship that came along and demanding millions in ransom is starting to pay off.Read More
While piracy was predominantly a male occupation, a minority of pirates were women. On many ships, women (as well as young boys) were prohibited by the ship's contract, which all crew members were required to sign.: 303 Because of the resistance to allowing women on board, many female pirates did not identify themselves as such.Read More
The free world of the Internet allows counterfeiting pirates to set up websites that are nearly identical to legitimate dealers. This allows the pirates to sell digital or hard copies of software to which they have no legal right. Counterfeiting can be very convincing, as packaging, composition, and product description may all be exact replicas of legally sold products. To avoid purchasing.Read More
There are two types of pirate ships, one is called a Sloop, which is the type of ship which moved very quickly and easily, so pirates usually used a sloop to chase other ships to steal items from!The other type of pirate ship is called a Square Rigger, which was huge and heavy that carried lots of loot, up to 20 cannons and 200 men. This was the type of ship that pirates would use to show off in.Read More
These types of Robo-Pirates bear a number of differences in appearance with the older ones: they have a hand on their right arm instead of a hook, and they are wearing a paper hat and a fake moustache. These pirates usually speak Spanish (when they talk). They have only been seen once, as an unlockable character in Rayman M.Read More
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Three centuries ago, the Seychelles were a remote archipelago where pirates buried their loot. These days the treasure is the islands' glorious beaches - as Chris Leadbeater discovers.Read More
Pirates altered their ships so that they could carry far more cannon than merchant ships of the same size. Stories about pirate brutality meant that many of the most famous pirates had a terrifying reputation, and they advertised this by flying various gruesome flags including the 'Jolly Roger' with its picture of skull and crossbones. All these things together meant that victims often.Read More