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Hendrick Quintor, a free black man of African and Dutch descent, was considered to be one of the most dangerous pirates of the 1700s. He served on the Whydah with distinction, but few know the story of how his legendary ship, the Whydah, and he, along with the rest of his damned crew, were destroyed. The Whydah left on her maiden voyage in early 1716, travelling out the English Channel and into… Read More