Flying Gang

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The Flying Gang were an 18th-century group of Pirates who established themselves in Nassau, New Providence in the The Bahamas after the destruction of Port Royal in Jamaica. They had achieved great fame and wealth, they established their own codes and governed themselves independent from any of the colonial powers of the time. Nassau was deemed the Republic of Pirates, it attracted many former Privateers looking for work to its shores. The Governor of Bermuda stated that there were over 1000 pirates in Nassau at that time and that they outnumbered the mere hundred of inhabitants in the town. [1]








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