Black Bart's Fleet by Andy Thomas"Black Bart" was born John Roberts in 1682 in Wales. Only after his death was he commonly known as Black Bart. In his short, 30-month career, Roberts became one of the most successful pirates during the golden age of piracy in the Caribbean. It is estimated that Roberts and his fleet captured over 470 vessels and millions in gold, gems, and other riches. While working on a ship that was captured,
Henry Every is shown selling his loot in this engraving by Howard Pyle. Every's capture of the Grand Mughal ship Ganj-i-Sawai in 1695 stands as one of the most profitable pirate raids ever perpetrated.
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