Maritime law
Admiralty law or maritime law is a distinct body of law that governs maritime questions and offenses. It is a body of both domestic law governing maritime activities, and private international law gov...
Pirates Hauling $400 Million Since '05 - Pocket Little of Booty
Pirates off the Horn of Africa pocket as little as 0.01 percent of ransoms, which they tend to spend on alcohol, expensive cars and prostitutes, while financiers keep as much as three-quarters of the ...
The Most Feared Pirates to Ever Set Sail
From Calico Jack and Blackbeard to William Kidd and Sir Francis Drake these are the most feared pirates to ever set sail.
Piracy
Black Sam and his pirate ship were ruthless and feared, yet decisions on the ship were made by all. The Pirate Code : MON JUNE 2 10P et/pt : http://channel.n...
Lien
In law, a lien (/ˈliːən/ or /ˈliːn/) is a form of security interest granted over an item of property to secure the payment of a debt or performance of some other obligation. The owner of the property...
Marine salvage
Marine salvage is the process of recovering a ship, its cargo, or other property after a shipwreck or other maritime casualty. Salvage may encompass towing, re-floating a sunken or grounded vessel, or...
Piracy
Piracy is typically an act of robbery or criminal violence at sea. The term can include acts committed on land, in the air, or in other major bodies of water or on a shore. It does not normally includ...
United States admiralty law
United States admiralty law (or maritime law) is the body of admiralty law in the United States.
Section 2 of Article III of the United States Constitution gives original jurisdiction in admiralty...
Pirates Hauling $400 Million Since '05 - Pocket Little of Booty
Pirates off the Horn of Africa pocket as little as 0.01 percent of ransoms, which they tend to spend on alcohol, expensive cars and prostitutes, while financiers keep as much as three-quarters of the ...
Alonso de Contreras
Alonso de Contreras (Madrid, Spain, 6 January 1582 - 1641), was a Spanish sailor (captain of a frigate), soldier (captain of infantry and then of cavalry), privateer, adventurer and writer, best known...
MV Magellan Star
MV Sun Express is a German-owned container ship registered under the flag of convenience of Antigua and Barbuda. A U.S. Marine Force Recon stormed the ship off the Somalia coast on September 9, 2010, ...
Piracy in the Caribbean
The era of piracy in the Caribbean began in the 16th century and died out in the 1830s after the navies of the nations of Western Europe and North America with colonies in the Caribbean began combat...
Magister Wigbold
Magister Wigbold (1365–1401), also called “Master of the Seven Arts”, was a German pirate who belonged to the famous Likedeeler pirates of Klaus Störtebeker. Wigbold was one of the most noted Likede...
Oruç Reis
Oruç Reis (Turkish: Oruç Reis; Arabic: عروج بربروس‎; Spanish: Arrudye; c. 1474–1518) was a Barbary pirate. He was Ottoman Bey (governor) of Algiers and Beylerbey (chief governo...
CSS Shenandoah
CSS Shenandoah, formerly Sea King, was an iron-framed, teak-planked, full-rigged ship, with auxiliary steam power, captained by Confederate States Navy Lieutenant Commanding James Waddell, a North Ca...
Bosaso
Bosaso (Somali: Boosaaso, Arabic: بوساسو‎) is a city in the northeastern Bari province (gobol) of Somalia. Located on the southern coast of the Gulf of Aden, it serves as the region's co...
Salé Rovers
The Salé Rovers, also Sale Rovers or Salle Rovers, were a dreaded band of Barbary corsairs who eventually formed the Republic of Salé on the Moroccan coast. The most famous of the rovers was Jan Jansz...
Lai Choi San
Lai Choi San (Mountain of Wealth) was a 20th-century Chinese pirate. The only evidence of her existence is the book I Sailed With Pirates by Aleko Lilius, published in 1930. She was claimed to be the ...
Wang Zhi (pirate)
Wang Zhi (Chinese: 汪直 or 王直) was a Chinese pirate and trader of the 16th century, one of the chief named and known figures among the wokou ("Japanese" pirates) prevalent at the time. It is said he...
Siege of Fort Mackinac
84°37′03″W / 45.853056°N 84.6175°W / 45.853056; -84.6175The Siege of Fort of Mackinac was one of the first engagements of the War of 1812. A British and Native American force ...
Thomas Green (captain)
Thomas Green (1679/1680[?]-1705) was an English sailor and alleged pirate, who was captain of the Worcester. He was hanged on Leith sands in Scotland along with two of his crew on 11 April 1705.Green ...
Treaty of Ghent
The Treaty of Ghent (8 Stat. 218), signed on December 24, 1814 in the Flemish city of Ghent, was the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812 between the United States of America and the Unit...
1696 in piracy
See also 1695 in piracy, Other events in 1696, 1697 in piracy, and Timeline of piracy.
Thomas Tew
Thomas Tew (fl. 1692–1695), also known as the Rhode Island Pirate, was a 17th-century English privateer-turned-pirate. Although he embarked on only two major piratical voyages, and met a bloody death ...
William Condon
William Condon may refer to:
HMS Fantome (1810)
HMS Fantome was an 18-gun brig-sloop of the Royal Navy. She was originally a French privateer brig named Fantôme, which the British captured in 1810 and commissioned into British service. Fantome saw ...
Battle of Maguaga
The Battle of Maguaga (also known as the Battle of Monguagon or the Battle of the Oakwoods was a small battle between British troops, Canadian militia and Tecumseh's natives and a larger force of Amer...
Battle of Big Sandy Creek
The Battle of Big Sandy Creek was fought in northwestern New York on May 29–30, 1814, during the War of 1812. The battle was an American victory in which American militia and Oneida Indians launched a...
Zheng Zhilong
Zheng Zhilong (1604–1661), also known as Nicholas Iquan Gaspard, was a Chinese merchant, pirate and military leader in the late Ming dynasty who later defected to the Qing dynasty. He was from Nan'an,...
Lope de Aguirre
Lope de Aguirre (c. 1510 – 27 October 1561) was a Basque Spanish conquistador in South America. Nicknamed El Loco ('the Madman'), he styled himself '"Wrath of God, Prince of Freedom, King of Ti...