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Thread #99515   Message #1984831
Posted By: Les from Hull
03-Mar-07 - 09:18 AM
Thread Name: Origins: How to escape from pirates
Subject: RE: Origins: How to escape from pirates
The best way to avoid Barbary pirates was to avoid the Mediterranean.

Of course with you in a sailing ship and them in a galley (had sails but also propelled by oars) you should make sure that you had a plentiful supply of wind!