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Given royal letters of marque, privateers were civilian sailors who joined their countries’ navies in times of war, particularly Queen Anne’s War in the early 1700s Caribbean. Following the end of the war many of these unemployed sailors took to the seas in search of work, joining pirate crews from the Caribbean to the Indian Ocean. Handcrafted Model Ships is proud to offer a wonderful collection of Pirate Ships from these legendary privateers, from the infamous Blackbeard to the controversial Captain Kidd. Find your favorite privateer, and place your amazing ship replica in your home or office to enjoy forever.