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Thread #99515   Message #1983666
Posted By: GUEST,Gavin Atkin
02-Mar-07 - 05:50 AM
Thread Name: Origins: How to escape from pirates
Subject: Origins: How to escape from pirates
From the evidence presented by old songs about pirates, what's the best way to escape? And how do the songs match up with what we know about the boats the Barbary pirates used to sail when chasing ships around the north Atlantic and around the British Isles?

http://intheboatshed.net/?p=609

Well, it made me think!

Gav