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A corsair (sometimes referred to as a buccaneer) is a privateer or a pirate.

Corsair may also refer to:





  • Corsair II a yacht built by J. P. Morgan in 1891 which served as USS Gloucester (1891) during the Spanish American War
  • Corsair III, a yacht built in 1898 by Morgan that served the Navy in World Wars I and II, in the latter as USS Oceanographer (AGS-3)
  • Corsair IV, J. P. Morgan, Jr. yacht, the largest built in the United States, launched April 10, 1930, assigned to the Royal Navy in World War II, then a West Coast luxury cruise vessel, before being wrecked near Acapulco in 1949
  • Corsair (dinghy), a class of sixteen-foot three-handed sailing dinghies


  • Edsel Corsair, an American automobile of the late fifties
  • Ford Corsair, a British car model of the late 1960s, and an Australian model of the late 1980s
  • Corsair motorcycle, built by Cotton
  • Corsair, a GWR 3031 Class locomotive that was built for and run on the Great Western Railway between 1849 and 1873


  • Corsair Components, a hardware company that specializes in designing and manufacturing computer memory, power supply units and computer cases
  • Corsair International (formerly Corsairfly and Corsair), a French airline
  • Corsair Marine, a builder of trimaran sailboats

Arts and entertainment[edit]


  • The Corsairs, a 1960s doo wop group
  • "Corsair", a song on the 2002 album Geogaddi by Boards of Canada
  • "Corsair", a 2007 song from the EP Voyage by In Fear and Faith

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