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24 October 2006

The Pirate's Life - Dead Men Tell No Tales

by sbrothier (via)
Today the black flag with skull-and-crossbones has been the A rare real pirate flag from the 19th century (Click for full image)stereotypical image of a pirate flag. However, real pirate flags were much more diverse in appearance and varied from individual pirate to pirate. Commonly known as the "Jolly Roger", the sight of the black flag hoisted on an approaching ship often caused enough fear in the targeted ship's crew that it was often reason enough for an immediate surrender to the pirates. Contrary to modern belief, the pirate's black flag generally only began widespread use in the late 1600's and early 1700's. Previous to this, pirates as a whole flew several different type of flags, ranging from standard national flags to solid colors (generally red or black.)

Pirate Image Archive

by sbrothier & 1 other
If you're looking for pictures of pirates, maps, battles, ships, galleons, or treasure (buried and unburied), this is the place! Arrr!

09 October 2006

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