pirates

Pretty decent documentary from the History Channel covering the more famous Pirates and the varied types of ships they used during the golden age of piracy. (www.youtube.com)

In the late seventeenth century it was known as "the wickedest city on earth." A haven for adventurers, sailors and pirates--including the infamous Captain Morgan--Port Royal, Jamaica was the second largest port in the New World. But on June 7, 1692, an earthquake and tidal wave shook the city of 8,000 residents, and the delicate spit of land on which it was built sank beneath the Caribbean.

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