Pirate Research Links

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/mission/real-pirates/

National Geographic’s premier site on pirates.  “Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah”.

Lots of other links.

 

http://pirateshold.buccaneersoft.com/pirate_ships.html

Pirate Ships

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://tinpan.fortunecity.com/lennon/897/

 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.

 

http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/maritime/Blackbeard/qar.htm

Everything you ever wanted to know about The Queen Anne’s Revenge and the Captain of the ship, Blackbeard!

 

http://www.whydah.com/

Info on the ship called the Whydah

 

http://www.ocracoke-nc.com/blackbeard/

Great site out of North Carolina about Blackbeard, his ships and other pirate info.

 

http://bestoflegends.org/pirates/kidd.html

Captain Kidd legends and information from

 

http://www.inkyfingers.com/pyrates/                                           

Pyrate's Providence

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.

 

http://www.piratesinfo.com/main.php

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.

 

www.nationalgeographic.com/pirates/bbeard.html

Great site from National Geographic on Blackbeard/

 

http://www.geographia.com/bahamas/pirates02.htm

Pirates who sailed the area around the Bahamas are included in this great site.

 

http://www.wsd1.org/think/pirate.htm