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Adventures, Shipwrecks, Buried Treasure, Etc.

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George Lowther
George Lowther
became a pirate after seizing a slave ship off the coast of Africa. Although his name is not usually included on any list of well-known pirates, the "code of ethics" he and his comrades drafted remains one of the very few pirate codes to survive, in writing, to this day.

Mary Read
Mary Read
Forced to dress and act like a boy by her mother, Mary Read spent most of her life dressing and acting like a man. After serving as a soldier, she became a pirate, and many of her victims said she was capable of being just as vicious as her male counterparts.

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