National Geographic’s premier site on pirates. “Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah”.
Lots of other links.
The Pirate's Life - Dead Men Tell No Tales
Summaries of famous pirates and privateers of the 17th and 18TH centuries, pirate flags, and pirate ships and their captains.
Clickable color graphics allow for full images of ships, flags, and Captain Kidd's privateering letter of marque.
Everything you ever wanted to know about The Queen Anne’s Revenge and the Captain of the ship, Blackbeard!
Info on the ship called the Whydah
Great site out of North Carolina about Blackbeard, his ships and other pirate info.
Captain Kidd legends and information from
Pictures of notorious pirates, but no biographies. Good explanation of pirate ships and flags. For those who "intend to go on account,"check out the pirate glossary.
Pirates! Fact and Legend
Great site on the history of pirates and their lifestyle. Interesting diagrams on how much compensation a pirate received for the loss of a limb and the parts of a ship. Learn pirate lingo, too.
Great site from National Geographic on Blackbeard/
Pirates who sailed the area around the Bahamas are included in this great site.