1717 shipwreck: Remains of at least 6 pirates discovered | Is "Black Sam" Bellamy among them? 1

1717 shipwreck: Remains of at least 6 pirates discovered | Is “Black Sam” Bellamy among them?


A team of experts is trying to identify the remains of at least six pirates found in an 18th century shipwreck off the coast of Mass.

Led by captain Samuel "Black Sam" Bellamy, the Whydah sank in 1717. The team hopes DNA testing will help identify some of the pirates so their remains can be turned over to their descendants.

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    1. coincidentally every one had a patch over one eye and a wooden leg. Two with a hook for a hand. It’s the most amazing find.

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