have an ancestor Captain Corsair?
in the Sixties,
to know some more about the handling
carried out by
- 5200 Captains Referred Corsairs
- 5500 Ships
- 1300 Catches
- 1100 Ship-owners
homage to all the Corsairs and sailors died in English and the disasters
let us hulks ancestors of the concentration camps.
The provided information is brief, if you wish some more, contact me.
So on the other hand you hold interesting documents on the war of Race and the Corsairs, I am taking and thank you in advance.
Lougre, boat more used by the Corsairs during the Revolution and Empire
SALIN Laurent ancestor was only a one modest Master gunner on Lougre
If you want more
An English officer who told him that the French Corsairs fought for the money and the English for the honor, Robert Surcouf answered him:
"One always fights for what we miss more"
What the "Royal
one" did not make a success of, the Corsairs did it: to defy and
put at knees the English navy, under the royalty as under the Republic
and the Empire.
pirates, flibustiers, buccaneers who are?
having a letter of mark delivered by his
government for the attack and the catch of the enemy ships. Catches
were to be given to the authorities of its country for judgement in order to know if it
acted of a "good catch" (enemy or collaborating with the enemy)
and then to distribute the fruit of the sale of the ship and
of its cargo.
The name of Corsair also indicated
the ship armed for the race.
The Corsair raised the flag of his country in particular
before the first blow of gun signal of an attack.
Without letter of up to date mark, the Corsair was regarded as
pirate and could be hung high and short.
Flibustiers (Freebotters) : Captain having a letter of mark only in
geographical sector of the Caribbean, it should thus be attacked only with
enemies of its country but contrary with the Corsairs the catches are for
he and to separate with its crew or other flibustiers having taken part
with the combat. Moreover, once is not habit, the English and French
with this époque(17ème) hand in the hand were known with the Spaniards.
Pirates : Attack all that is good to take, friends or enemies it are
gangsters of the sea.
: the buccaneers were
sailors. In fact hunters, on the islands of the Caribbean drove out it
game made it smoke, whose name of buccaneer and sold it with
flibustiers, pirates or corsairs.