Captain Benjamin Hornigold

He cruised of the Guinea coast with Teach. After taking a big French Guinea ship in 1716 he sailed to the Bahama Islands, where, in 1718, arrived Woodes Rogers wit the offer of a pardon to all pirates who would surrender themselves. Hornigold surrendered. Shortly after departure of Teach who did not surrendered, Hornigold was wrecked on a reef and drowned.


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