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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2020 9:01 p.m. PST

"As we saw in last week's article, in the early 1700's, navies liked to duke it out in toe-to-toe action. These massive ship battles created horrific conditions for serving sailors, and rarely brought any decisive results for the nations.

Pirates, who had been on the short end of the stick, did not want to replicate these sorts of events. To be concise, pirates were in the TAKING business, not the fighting business…"
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Bozkashi Jones19 May 2020 10:25 p.m. PST

Interesting, thanks Armand. I'd like to know what sources she used, but there were things in there I'd never really thought about.

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 May 2020 11:33 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)

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