Thursday, June 10, 2010


Learn about ships such as the "Jolly Roger", who terrorized the high seas in the 17th and 18th centuries.

This program recounts the reign and the swift, agile, and dangerous pirate ships that were the scourge of the high seas during the golden age of piracy in the late 17th and early 18 centuries. The JOLLY ROGER, with its terrifying skull and crossbones ensign, struck fear in the hearts of  sailors everywhere. The adventure and rebellion of the pirate life, as well as these colorful mend and their ships, have earned them a place in the popular imagination.

A History Channel documentary.