"He'll have seen too many captured ships of the line brought in."
For example, he sank or captured 25 ships in 10 days.
The British also captured 11 other ships and destroyed six.
"But what could be the point of capturing an Iranian ship?"
She served in the War of 1812, capturing twenty ships.
"You captured a whole ship just to get a suit of armor?"
He captured five ships at the entrance of the Channel.
In a little over a year, his gang captured more than 50 ships, contemporary accounts say.
Teach moved his fleet, and the captured ships, to within about five or six leagues from land.
Furthermore, they had captured four other ships, laden with provisions.