Pirates....

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    Not the modern menace....but the old classic, well......characters..

    Anyway, did Sir Henry Morgan fly his own version of Jolly Roger, don't think that I've ever seen one?Come to think of it, can't remember one seeing one for Captain Kidd either..
     
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    Don't know old boy, but there should be one flying over Westminster, and every local Council Town Hall !
     
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    .....true dear boy! :lol:
     
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    From what I've seen, Captain Morgan flew the Union Jack

    The flags flown by pirates were actually quite varied and many cases, creative.
     
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    #5 T Bolt, Apr 4, 2014
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    Here ye go ya brigands
     

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    they found one of morgans ships not too long ago....it was on a tv show on the history channel....
     
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    It'll be on e-bay next week then ...............
     
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    They also found the remains of Blackbeard's ship: Queen Anne's Revenge
     
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    I'll have to tell my Queen, Anne, about This one!
     
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    The wreck was discovered years ago and they shortly afterwards, suspected it may have been Blackbeard's.

    By 2011 they were pretty sure but last year came the conclusive proof. They still aren't sure why it was run aground in the outer banks of North Carolina. There is some evidence that there was an attempt to refloat it, but obviously that didn't work out.

    Here's the Wiki on it (don't usually point to Wiki, but in this case, there's good info): Queen Anne's Revenge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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