Peter The Great

Very prominent among the early regular buccaneers was a Frenchman who came to be called Peter the Great.


The Pirate Who Could Not Swim

When the little fleet of Spanish vessels, including the one which had been captured by Bartholemy Portuguez and his men, were on their way to Campeachy, they met with very stormy weather so that they were separated, and the ship which contained Bartholemy and his companions arrived first at the port for which they were bound.