Pacific Coast Pirate Battle

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Welcome to kiss Miss Mysteries signed. Your host could crumb true to the name of this podcast, which is true mysteries of the Pacific northwest. Pirates off Oregon's Pacific Northwest Coast. Pick up any book on the Golden Age Pirates sixteen fifty to seventeen thirty, and it would have you believe that they sailed the Atlantic only, but in fact when the English begin actively pursuing what they called privateers and hanging entire crews, many pirates fled attempted to sail around. Cape Horn southernmost tip, south, America but few survive with the Atlantic and Pacific collided strong winds, large waves, predictable, current and icebergs challenged every vessel. Pirates formed gala. -Tarian orders based on elected officials mutual trust they did. Did make some crews captured vessels. Walk the plank. Yes, that really did happen. In eighteen twenty two captain of the British ship Rudd poll was made to walk the plank when his ship was captured by the pirate ship, Emmanuel before turning himself in Captain Kidd buried his treasure buried treasure so war on Long Island. He was hanged for piracy in London before it could retrieve it, but for two hundred years from fifteen, sixty, five, eighteen, fifteen, a Spanish treasury across the Pacific from Alka Poco Laden. With gold and silver. Silver that had been caravan across the isthmus of two one to pack from there. They sailed to new Spain at the time Manila unchallenged until sixteen, Ninety nine late. In that year, the five master pirate ship Peach made the run around Cape Hope Captain by Jack Berryman. The Spanish treasure galleon left behind by the rest of the Spanish fleet was just ten days out of the port of all Caputo Cho sailing. It'll lacy five knots Minoa when they were intercepted by another vessel when the peach pulled within five hundred yards. Yards of the and unfurled Charlie Roger and fired her twenty two cannon on the heavily Laden gallion without hesitation captain, Fernandez distant million unloaded. His sixteen cannons in response and beat a hasty retreat up the coast, of North, America, no match speed because of the gold and silver. He carried the PASSAIC couldn't lose the peach. The San Jose carried eighty pounds of goal, twenty-six tons of on coin, silver and four hundred thousand pesos for ten days with what the damage Rudder Santeria led the peach on a wild chase up. Up Coast of North America finally accurate off the rugged coast, the captain of the peace saw his chance and sailed to within a hundred yards of the guy, in for the best effect of short range cannons, and let fire all twenty two guns in a final show of defiance South Jose, unleashed her sixteen cannons by chance they hit the powder stores or the peach, blowing the ship to splinters, but it was too late for the San Jose sinking by the Stern, the captain gathered the ship's log perched on the bow. Bow made his final entry dated seventeen o one January half of his crew of sixty were lost in the final battle the remains managed wrath from the decking paddle through the surging forty degree water towards shore with the sun, high overhead, the sea retreated leaving the San Jose on Solid, seafloor on her starboard side, wrath and crew, high and dry captain until you crossed himself. As he watched a hundred foot wave sweeping from the ocean, the final entry in the log read longitude forty five point five one six degrees. Degrees north latitude one twenty three point nine, one nine four degrees west with a very slight adjustment of just a couple degrees, the final resting place of the treasure Galleon Song Jose is just off the Oregon coast, a little out from the town of Cohen,

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