Trimming Yankee Sails: Pirates and Privateers of New Brunswick By Faye M. Kert
2005 | 105 Pages | ISBN: 0864924429 | EPUB | 4 MB
The word "pirate" conjures up many Hollywood images, butTrimming Yankee Sailsby Faye Kert paints a very different picture. Covering the Atlantic coast from Cape Breton Island, Halifax, and Saint John to the east coast of the United States down to the Virginias, this insightful book offers a glimpse of northeastern North America's naval history and the pirates and privateers who scourged the Atlantic coast throughout the 19th century.InTrimming Yankee Sails, Faye Kert recounts a thrilling but little known story. Pirates and privateers sailed from New Brunswick ports throughout the 19th century, but their exploits began in earnest during the War of 1812. Amid tales of battles at sea and fortunes lost and won, Kert's exposure of the murky context in which these semi-legal marauders operated reveals surprising truths about Confederation and its promoters.Trimming Yankee Sails: Pirates and Privateers of New Brunswickis Volume 6 in the New Brunswick Military Heritage Series.
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