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The Duel on the Beach

Illustration. Understanding a historic painting.

Pirate in the Caribbean

While not as famous as other Caribbean pirates like Blackbeard and Captain Kidd, French pirate Jean Hamlin ended up eluding capture on St. Thomas with...

Pirate Problems

Capt. John Hawkins of the Sheila McDevitt recalls his experience with pirates off the coast of Somalia. Then, the longtime cargo vessel captain explai...

The Battle of New Orleans

Learn about the people and places key to the Battle of New Orleans, one of the last major battles of the War of 1812.