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Privateer - Life aboard a British Privateer in the time of Queen Anne. 1708 - 1711, Annotated, and illustrated Author's edition. (Historic Characters)

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This is the extraordinary story of a Privateer, who in a voyage of three years, raided and plundered the rich Spanish territories in the New World, captured a small fleet of enemy ships, rescued the real-life Robinson Crusoe, and circumnavigated the globe.

He suffered many trials and vexations - storms, disease, mutineers and malcontents; and overcame all in a surprisingly
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Kindle Edition, 67 pages
Published July 24th 2011 by Paean Books (first published December 31st 1970)
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Gort
Mar 29, 2014 Gort rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Eveniet deleniti et eius recusandae. Est incidunt fugit. Quidem numquam non fuga nihil ab dolores.
Neil Ward
Oct 17, 2016 Neil Ward rated it liked it
An insight

Life aboard ship, a good feel for the long periods of daily grind interrupted by brief periods of action. I would have liked more depth but worth the read.
Darrin
Feb 25, 2013 Darrin rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Interesting read about British privateer, Woodes Rogers circumnavigation of the world between 1708 and 1711. I recommend to any history and/or sailing buffs.
Royce Ratterman
Aug 26, 2016 Royce Ratterman rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Overall, a good book for the researcher and enthusiast.
Read for personal research
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Adhoc
Jan 22, 2014 Adhoc rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A matter of fact account of a privateer cruise in the early 1700s. This book is in the same vein as 'The Cruise of the "Cachalot": Around the Word After Sperm Whales', certainly not for everyone.
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