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At the point of a cutlass : the pirate capture, bold escape, & lonely exile of Philip Ashton /

Taken in a surprise attack near Nova Scotia in June 1722, Ashton was forced to sail across the Atlantic and back with a crew under the command of Edward Low, a man so vicious he tortured victims by slicing off an ear or nose and roasting them over a fire. "A greater monster," one colonial... Full description

Main Author: Flemming, Gregory N.,
Format: Book
Language: English
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Contents: July 19, 1723 -- The Rebecca -- The capture -- To the Azores -- Dangerous waters -- Roatan -- The Baymen -- The Bay of Honduras -- As one coming from the dead -- "Ashton's memorial" -- Pirate executions and pirate treasure.
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Neenah Adult New Nonfiction 973.25 F629a Due: 10/13/2014