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Weapons of the Pirates (1560 thru 1815)

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While a lot of Folks think that The Pirates were just a bunch of loveable Rogues.

Who go forth and stick it to the Man. I do not think so.Related image
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Now as you can see this not the truth all the whole truth. Now as to the weapons of this critters.
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Now being a naval force to be reckoned with. Space is usually at a premium on board a sailing ship.Related image
What with all the ropes and other tackle laying about. That also made for the need for close quarter type weapons like below.

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So as one can see now. There was a Reason why the Powers That Be did this as much as they could.
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Here is some more information about these Sea going Brigands!
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