Politics is nothing. We are free only on the ocean. ~ Renato Beluche
Sunday, June 12, 2011
Seafaring Sunday: Captain Bannister
June 12, 1686: Buccaneer Bannister's ship meets and engages two Royal Navy brigs off Hispaniola at approximately 3:00 PM. The fire fight continues on until the next evening when, completely out of black powder, the navy ships sail away.