Category: Privateers

Categories: Military History | Pirates | Occupations by Name

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A privateer or "corsair" was a private person or ship authorized by a government by letters of marque to attack foreign vessels during wartime.

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Person Profiles (45)

A

13 Jun 1753 Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut - 23 Mar 1840

B

05 Sep 1749 Gloucester, Massachusetts Bay Colony - 30 Dec 1831
31 Jan 1784 Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia Colony - abt 1828
abt 02 Feb 1782 Liverpool, Nova Scotia Colony - 24 Nov 1863
14 Sep 1778 Liverpool, Nova Scotia Colony - 12 May 1851
21 Feb 1776 Liverpool, Nova Scotia - 03 Aug 1824 photo
abt 24 Aug 1786 - bef 15 Nov 1818
19 Sep 1777 Liverpool NS
26 Nov 1750 Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts - 11 Aug 1826 photo

C

01 Dec 1790 Liverpool, Queens County, Nova Scotia, Canada - 16 Jan 1813
abt 1775 - bef 1813
05 Sep 1774 Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia Colony - 18 Nov 1871 photo
26 Oct 1754 Dartmouth, Bristol, Province of Massachusetts Bay - 24 Apr 1834

D

17 Oct 1734 Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay - 27 Jan 1787
1760 Nova Scotia, Canada
14 Sep 1787 Horton, Kings, Nova Scotia Colony - 10 Jun 1855

D cont.

28 Aug 1736 North Yarmouth, Cumberland, Province of Massachusetts Bay - 07 Aug 1822
29 Sep 1777 North Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine - 28 Nov 1850 photo

F

abt 02 Jan 1763 Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia - 16 Mar 1801
29 Nov 1765 Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia - 08 May 1837 photo
20 Feb 1754 Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America - abt 1840
02 May 1774 Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia
19 Feb 1770 - 16 Aug 1799
10 Aug 1770 Liverpool, Queens County, Nova Scotia Colony - 15 Feb 1834
15 Apr 1775 Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia Colony - 25 Sep 1842

G

12 Apr 1750 Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Kingdom of France - 29 Apr 1829 photo

H

abt 18 Aug 1740 Lincolnshire, England - Jul 1819
abt 1662
abt 1704 Carolina

K

abt 1768 - 08 May 1835

M

1696 Princess Anne County., VA - 1768

M cont.

1724 Newport, Rhode Island - 1785
1735 Newport, Rhode Island - 1795
28 Sep 1742 Dartmouth, Bristol, Province of Massachusetts Bay - 1793

P

16 May 1760 Yarmouth, Massachusetts - 18 Sep 1843
bef 1771 Nova Scotia Colony - 27 Oct 1805
abt 1563 Southampton, Hampshire, England - 24 Sep 1618
24 Feb 1734 Norwich, New London, Connecticut - 09 May 1812 photo
abt 1767 - Jul 1794

R

27 Nov 1787 St. Mary's County, Maryland - 06 Jun 1853 photo
abt 1615 Vlissingen, Zeeland, Nederland - 1662 photo

S

31 Aug 1787 Saint John, New Brunswick - 14 Feb 1869
12 Dec 1773 Saint-Malo, Bretagne, France - 08 Jul 1827 photo

W

abt 1782
bef 31 Jan 1697 Hollington, Sussex, England - abt 1744




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