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Question of Anonymous (07.21.2015): I wonder how many men there were on a pirate ship. Thank you in advance!
pirates crewA: A: It depends on the size of the pirate ship. During spike ports there could be 200 pirates on frigates.
But when they hunted their victims (often merchantmen), there were between 30 to 75, often on a smaller ship, but light and fast, such as the barque, sloop or schooner.

Surprise and cunning were their main tactics. Once engaged boarding, they screamed to destabilize the opponent. They had tattoos on the body. The pirate Blackbeard cultivated his image of a fury monster. In battle he had a habit of hanging two burning torches under his hat to emit smoke and make the opponent believe that he was the devil from the underworld.

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