Blackbeard took several ships at Charlston
1718-05-15 ca. - Charleston

Blackbeard sailed to Carolina, taking a brigantine and two sloops in their way, where they lay off the bar of Charles-Town for five or six days. They took here a ship as she was coming out, bound for London, commanded by Robert Clark, with some Passengers on board for England; the next day they took another vessel coming out of Charles-Town, and also two pinks coming into Charles-Town; likewise a brigantine with 14 negroes aboard; all which being done in the face of the town.

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