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william-dampier-pirate-captain ship HMS Roebuck 1690.

william-dampier-pirate-captain ship HMS Roebuck 1690.

Oil on canvas portrait of Dampier holding a book

Credit: William Dampier, (oil on canvas), Murray, Thomas Portrait Gallery London

HMS Roebuck-WILLIAM DAMPIER, OR A SEA-KING OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

Battle in Slingers' Bay

Ah! Dampier, you would have afforded them but a sorry meal."  During this…

Dampier, you would have afforded them but a sorry meal.

William Dampier Memorial

William Dampier Memorial

A  Buccaneer  who collected plant specimens as his booty? The enigma that was William Dampier has puzzled historians for centuries. Dampier was certainly a pirate, though he preferred the term ‘profiteer’. Yet his voyages were heralded by natural historians for the superb collections of specimens and documentation they yielded, fuelling the seventeenth century European imagination eager for news of ‘other worlds’.  Explorer, adventurer, travel writer, botanist, hydrographer, natural…

A Buccaneer who collected plant specimens as his booty? The enigma that was William Dampier has puzzled historians for centuries. Dampier was certainly a pirate, though he preferred the term ‘profiteer’. Yet his voyages were heralded by natural historians for the superb collections of specimens and documentation they yielded, fuelling the seventeenth century European imagination eager for news of ‘other worlds’. Explorer, adventurer, travel writer, botanist, hydrographer, natural…

Cigarette Card - William Dampier, Pirate. Carreras Cigarettes, Highwaymen.

Carreras Cigarettes, He was always very thin Dampier : the navigator, is said to have belonged to an old Huguenot family settled in Somersetshire Quote from Samuel Smiles book on French Huguenots

Dampier was famously described as “a pirate of exquisite mind” and became a fashionable friend of the Royal Society after his accounts of his explorations were published. Description from travellinganachronism.tumblr.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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William Dampier, Pirate Naturalist, explorer and buccaneer September 8 March Dampier was famously described as “a pirate of exquisite mind” and became a fashionable friend of the Royal.

1699 William Dampier Mariner’s Compass. Era: 1600s - 1700s	Cultural background: British	Collection: National Library of Australia

1699 William Dampier Mariner’s Compass. Era: - Cultural background: British Collection: National Library of Australia

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A one-dollar postage stamp portrays Dampier, a Jolly Roger and a sailing ship.The Ecuadorian stamp, issued in 2006 commemorates Dampier's piracy in the South Pacific.

William Dampier the Unlucky Pirate This is the original Gouache painting by Severino Baraldi. Seventeenth Century William Dampier was a failure as a pirate - but the diary he wrote about his travels turned out to be a best-seller. He tried to settle down with the profits he made from his diary. But the lure of the sea was too strong, and he set off again on yet another voyage. Joining a band of ruffians to capture a Mexican town, Dampier found that all the inhabitants had fled

William Dampier the Unlucky Pirate (Original) art by Severino Baraldi

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