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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2021 8:43 p.m. PST

…. Wellington's Treasure and the Raid on the ‘Morning Star'

"NO ONE ABOARD the English vessel Morning Star imagined they'd be sailing into history when their ship departed Ceylon (today's Sri Lanka) for Great Britain on Dec. 13, 1827. Yet the unarmed merchantman was just weeks away from a bloody and savage encounter with one of the last "great pirates" of history: Benito De Soto.

A Spanish brigand, De Soto and his crew cruised the waters of the South Atlantic as part of a short-lived resurgence of piracy following the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Morning Star would be one of the final unlucky victims of this brief outbreak.

Aboard the doomed vessel were several dozen wounded and disease-ridden redcoats who were heading home after fighting in one of the many colonial campaigns against local rulers who refused to submit to British authority…"
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Huscarle13 Mar 2021 3:02 a.m. PST

What a bummer "no small arms or cannon could be carried on board a Quaker vessel."

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Mar 2021 9:49 p.m. PST

(smile)

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Apr 2021 12:08 p.m. PST

Not Benito… but this Pirate looks good!…


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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Jun 2021 3:26 p.m. PST

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alexpainter04 Feb 2022 6:02 a.m. PST

We've to praise these women's courage, they literally saved the day (and lives). Without their detemination, probabilly these scumbags would've killed more innocent people, on the contrary were all caught and treated as they deserved. One of the (few) positive things about the past was how they dealed with such filth!

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