Pirates of New Jersey: Plunder and High Adventure on the Garden State Coastline [NOOK Book]

Overview

  • Legendary figures of the Golden Age of Piracy
  • Stories of great battles
  • Glossary of pirate ships and nautical items

From the earliest days of the Colonial era until the end of the Revolution, New Jersey's coastline swarmed with pirates who sailed back and forth across the Atlantic in search of plunder and rich prizes. Full of high adventure, dastardly deeds, and newly uncovered lore, this book features such ...

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Pirates of New Jersey: Plunder and High Adventure on the Garden State Coastline

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Overview

  • Legendary figures of the Golden Age of Piracy
  • Stories of great battles
  • Glossary of pirate ships and nautical items

From the earliest days of the Colonial era until the end of the Revolution, New Jersey's coastline swarmed with pirates who sailed back and forth across the Atlantic in search of plunder and rich prizes. Full of high adventure, dastardly deeds, and newly uncovered lore, this book features such famous characters as Capt. William Kidd and the notoriously cruel Blackbeard, as well as lesser known pirates from the Revolutionary War era who were based in Jersey.

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Few people know that pirates including Blackbeard and Captain Kidd once roamed freely along the Jersey coastlines. Mark Donnelly and Daniel Diehl's Pirates of New Jersey reveals little-known facts about the state's eventful buccaneer history. Jersey Shore episodes we can all enjoy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811742337
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Publication date: 8/17/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 790,359
  • File size: 976 KB

Meet the Author

Mark Donnelly has collaborated with Dan Diehl on 18 books and more than 100 hours of documentary television, including programs for the Discovery, History, and Biography channels.

Daniel Diehl has collaborated with Mark Donnelly on 18 books and more than 100 hours of documentary television, including programs for the Discovery, History, and Biography channels.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

New Jersey and the Golden Age of Piracy 5

Captain William Kidd 7

Edward "Blackbeard" Teach 23

Bartholomew "Black Bart" Roberts 31

New Jersey Pirates of the Revolutionary War 45

William Treen 49

William Marriner 57

Adam Hyler 67

John Bacon 75

Joshua Huddy 83

Great Pirate Battles of New Jersey 89

The Battle of Toms River Blockhouse 93

The Battle of Turtle Gut Inlet 103

The Battle of Chestnut Neck 111

Glossary 121

Bibliography 129

About the Authors 137

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