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Real Pirates: Closing Weekend!
February 3, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Please note: due to weather conditions, the Museum will be closing at 3 pm today, and will be open from 10 am – 5 pm on Friday, Feb. 4. Normal hours will resume on Saturday, Feb. 5. Please check the Museum web site for the latest information. If you can make it here safely, we […]

Piracy in the Far East: A Family Affair [Women Pirates, Part 2]
January 18, 2011 · 2 Comments

If you missed part 1 of my women pirates blog, fear not: you can still read it here. Compared to the West, the Far East was much more accommodating toward women on ships. In fact, it was noted that pirate communities in the Far East had no settled residences on land. Rather, they lived constantly […]

Flickr Photo of the Month: Pirate Treasure [Jan. 2011]
January 11, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Pirate Treasure by mombeau2007 on Flickr Posted here with permission. There are some amazing photographers that wander the halls of HMNS, and when we’re lucky, they share what they capture in our HMNS Flickr pool. Each month, we share one of these photos here on the blog. Debi (mombeau2007 on Flickr) took this photo during […]

Women Pirates – Scourges of the High Seas! [Part 1]
January 10, 2011 · 2 Comments

Though we most often associate piracy with men, we know that there were circumstances where there were women pirates. Famous Female Pirates In the West, the two most famous were Anne Bonny A.K.A. Anne Talbot A.K.A. Ann Fulford and Mary Read.  Meanwhile in the Far East there was a woman pirate who is arguably one […]



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