There was more to being a pirate than just sailing a sloop and attacking Spanish galleons.
Pirates needed towns to sack and safe harbors, havens to spend their booty. This section looks at the locations within the Spanish Main and American Colonies that made piracy not only possible but helped it flourish.
Find an information about each notorious place below.
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Updated: 04 September 2022