Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship by Robert Kurson Download (read online) free eBook .pdf.epub.kindle

Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship

A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the New York Times bestseller Shadow Divers

Finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. But two men—John Chatterton and John Mattera—are willing to risk everything to find the Golden Fleece, the ship of the infamous pirate Joseph B

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I know that John Chatterton is a world renown diver. I have seen him dive a couple of times on the fantastic show The Curse Of Oak Island.

Pirates have always fascinated me. The secrecy. The brotherhood. A masonic connection? Sir Francis Drake was basically a pirate working for the Crown.

I watched the whole series of Black Sails and remember a poignant thing Captain Flint the Pirate says when spotting a British Ship on the horizon from the bay of Nassau.

“I fear the worst, civilization is coming

Pirates have always fascinated me. The secrecy. The brotherhood. A masonic connection? Sir Francis Drake was basically a pirate working for the Crown.

I watched the whole series of Black Sails and remember a poignant thing Captain Flint the Pirate says when spotting a British Ship on the horizon from the bay of Nassau.

“I fear the worst, civilization is coming!”. Or words to that effect. Like it is a bad thing. This good ship citizenship.

Here is a short verse I jotted down:

Who were the Pirates of the high sea?

Were they all blood brothers? A secret family?

Savage but leaned, masters of the water

Boarding ships, taking the crew, and the Captain no quarter

Made to walk the plank, as entertainment, to drown

Are Pirates sworn to Oath? A Band of Thieves? Against the Crown

Were they in the know? How civilization plays out

How we are all on the Citizenship, no doubt

Did they break away? Because they could see the Lies

That all is Piracy, commerce, society, Justice, all that applies

It’s all the same, just two sides of the same coin, it is said

A Pirate, a Knight’s Templar, a Freemason, a Lord, a King, all answer to the head

The Head with the One Eye that See’s all Things

5G, NSA, Google Barges, Smart Meters, like Sauron, in The Lord Of The Rings��������
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Apr 22, 2016

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I stumbled on this book while I was trying to find a book on the Amber Room (The Amber Room is a world-famous chamber decorated in amber panels backed with gold leaf and mirrors, located in the Catherine Palace of Tsarskoye Selo near Saint Petersburg Originally constructed in the 18th century in Prussia, the Amber Room disappeared during World War II and was recreated in 2003. Before the room was lost, it was considered an “Eighth Wonder of the World”),

I didn’t have any expectations before readi

I didn’t have any expectations before reading Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Shipbut a goodread’s friend Diane S had given it a 4 star rating so thought it was worth downloading on audio and giving it a try.

The book revolves around John Chatterton and John Mattera treasure hunters seeking the whereabouts of the Golden Fleece a pirate ship which was captained and stolen by Joseph Bannister back in the day of piracy. Not only do we learn a lot about the lives of pirates but we also we learn a lot about the lives of these two men and I found the background information quite fascinating. I loved the history of the pirate Joseph Bannister and his life as a Captain. I was amazed on numerous occasions throughout this book at the costs, time and technology involved in locating pirate ships.

I listened to this on audio and the narrator was excellent but I can’t help wondering if I have missed out on a paperback edition as I assume there would be photos and maps which would really enhance the reading experience. Having said that I had a 5 hour trip at the weekend and this book was such good company. Not my usual read but so glad I stumbled across it as I was pleasantly surprised and educated by the books conclusion. Now back to my search for a book on the Amber Room and you never know what I will stumble on next………..
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