Pirates of New Jersey

Plunder and High Adventure on the Garden State Coastline

Book Description

  • Legendary figures of the Golden Age of Piracy
  • Stories of great battles
  • Glossary of pirate ships and nautical items

    From the earliest days of the Colonial era until the end of the Revolution, New Jersey's coastline swarmed with pirates who sailed back and forth across the Atlantic in search of plunder and rich prizes. Full of high adventure, dastardly deeds, and newly uncovered lore, this book features such famous characters as Capt. William Kidd and the notoriously cruel Blackbeard, as well as lesser known pirates from the Revolutionary War era who were based in Jersey.

  • About Donnelly, Mark P.