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Pirate Treasure

Gold!!! But that wasn't the only treasure sought by Bonnet. 

The Gentleman Pirate

Throughout 1717 Major Stede Bonnet & his crew were successful in capturing numerous prizes. After their battle with a Spanish Man of War, Bonnet & his crew partnered with the notorious Edward Thatch aka Blackbeard and continued to terrorize the seas. 

Plunder

What did pirates take?

Prizes

June 1717 Anne Glasgow, Scottland Capt Montgomery Captured off the Viginia Capes

Provisions, Clothes, Money, Ammunition Etc Plundered. 

June 1717 Turbet Bridgetown Barbados Captured off the Virginia Capes

Provisions, Clothes, Money, Ammunition Etc Plundered. 

June 1717 Endeavor Bristol, England Captured off the Virginia Capes

Provisions, Clothes, Money, Ammunition Etc Plundered. 

June 1717 Young (Youth) Leith, Scottland Captured off the Viginia Capes

Plundered. 

July 1717 a Sloop from the West Indies, Captured off the East End of Long Island, NY 

Plundered. 

August 1717 Brigantine Boston, Massachusetts Capt Thomas Porter, Captured off Charles Town

Sails & Rigging.

August 1717 a Sloop from Barbados Capt Joseph Palmer Captured off Charles Town 

Sugar, Rum and Slaves Plundered. 

September 1717 a Sloop Betty of Viginia Captured off Cape Charles Virginia

Certain Pypes of Medeira Wine and Other Goods and Merchandise Plundered

September 1717 a Ship Bound for London, England Capt John Annis Captured off the Virginia Capes

Plundered. 

September 1717 a Ship Bound for New York Capt Wells Captured off the Virginia Capes

Plundered. 

September 1717 a Bound for Maryland Capt Torver Captured off the Virginia Capes

Plundered.

October 1717 a Ship Bound for Liverpool, England Capt Codd Captured off the Virginia Capes

Small Matters They Fancied.