Leopards of the Seas – Bermuda Sloops in the Golden Age of Piracy

By Liam Taylor It could be said that the great warships of the English Royal Navy in the latter half of the 17th and through to the 18th century might be characterized by the Lion. The Lion stands proudly as the figurehead on Albion’s warships throughout the period, its looming muscular power threatening to smash and tear its … Continue reading Leopards of the Seas – Bermuda Sloops in the Golden Age of Piracy