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Question of benjamin (07.24.2015): I wish to know how pirates were finding ships. Your site is great, it's one of
the best sites I've seen! Thank you for the answer. A:
Often the pirates plundered fishing ships. They made arrangements to find fast and highly maneuverable ships to better attack their victims. So they got their ships mostly by plunder.