PC's Drake Expedition

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1 About PC's Drake Expedition 6024
2 Take Action on Your Passion - Nov. 9, 2011 2088
3 Can I Drink That? - Nov. 1, 2011 2236
4 I'll Be Back! - Oct. 31, 2011 3249
5 Shhhhhhh... - Oct. 24, 2011 4244
6 The treasure house of the world - Oct. 23, 2011 3545
7 Damn, I hate to wait! - Oct. 22, 2011 2536
8 "Game on!" - Oct. 21, 2011 2472
9 "Looks burnt!" - Oct. 20, 2011 2829
10 Negotiating for a paddle - Oct. 19, 2011 2550

Pirate of the Month

Francis Drake was the most successful privateer in maritime history.

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Birthday Parties

Did you know?

  • Pirates thought that having women on board their ship was bad luck.  It's why pirate femmes like Mary Read initially lived a life of piracy as men!

  • Most pirates stole their ships because they couldn't afford them.  Once they'd capture a ship, they'd convert it for pirate life by making more room for sailor living quarters and strengthening the decks to hold heavy cannons.

  • The difference between a pirate and a privateer is that privateers are sanctioned by respective governments and they don't attack ships from their own country. Pirates harass anyone passing by.

  • A galleon ship was armed to the teeth. It typically carried 74 guns, 36 of which were mounted on either side of the ship. The two guns were mounted aft.

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