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? asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 2 months ago

How common were shipwrecks back in the 1500s and did pirates really bury their treasure?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

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  • 2 months ago

    Sunken ships were fairly common in the 1500s. Some were shipwrecks and others were sunk in battle. Yes, some pirates did bury treasure but it probably wasn't common. Francis Drake buried a treasure temporarily but retrieved it. Captain  Kidd buried treasure on Gardiners Island, but authorities recovered it.

  • 2 months ago

    There were many shipwrecks because most of the sea was unchartered waters and the weather was horrendous. 

    Thanks to intelligent British mariners and explorers such as Captain James Cook who chartered the pacific ocean in the 1770s.  

    The Dutch explorers and traders were afraid to sail near the coast of unknown territory in northern Australia around Darwin and the Cape of Good Hope because of shallow reefs and stormy conditions. 

    There were pirates who buried their treasure for safekeeping. 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Shipwrecks were fairly regular.  It's hard to identify a frequency, but they definitely happened.  And in some places they happened semi regularly enough that people would be able to make some money finding stuff on shore.  In fact, some of the early explorers of Florida thought that there was gold there because they saw it among Native Americans they encountered, but it turned out that the Natives had gotten it from Spanish shipwrecks. 

    Pirates did not bury treasure.  They whole point of taking these ships was to make money.  Usually they were actually selling off cargo, not gold coins.  So the iconic chest of gold coins and jewels was rare.  Instead, pirates would have contacts on shore who they could sell stuff to.  The image of the buried pirate treasure, along with a lot of our other images of pirates, comes from the Robert Louis Stevenson novel Treasure Island, which was published in the 1880s, almost two centuries after the "golden age of piracy" in the early 17th century.

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  • 2 months ago

    Shipwrecks were quite common.  Especially back then because maps were poor, ports were often poorly marked, and ships were VERY vulnerable to storm and visibility problems.

    AFAIK, no, pirates did not bury their treasure.  In fact, most pirates didn't stay pirates forever.  They split their earnings and over time would rotate off the ship and back into life to spend their money.  Pirate ships were extremely democratic affairs.  It was the military and commercial ships that were dictatorial with the captain often imposing harsh justice of his sailors.  

    Anyway, the point is that the captain wouldn't have had a trunk full of everyone's treasure to bury.  Now, is there somewhere in history a specific pirate who buried treasure for some strange reason?  Maybe.  But it wasn't common.

  • ?
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    An interesting book (if you can find it) is called "Graveyard of the Atlantic" by David Stick. It documents hundreds of shipwrecks just off the coast of North Carolina - the entire list of shipwrecks of all time would be unfathomable (pun intended).

    I used to know him personally when I was a kid, although I don't remember much about him. I do know that he sat on Amelia Earhart's lap (he was a kid at the time) on the way to the dedication of the Wright Brothers Memorial.

    As to whether pirates actually buried their treasure, your guess is as good as mine. But consider why the shorelines are called "banks".

    Blackbeard deposited his treasure in the Outer Banks...(another pun.)

  • ?
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    The only real case of know buried treasure is sad story of British sailor said pirate Captain Kids. The Captain was a friend of the British crown and had decree to sink warships against Spain. He got lost at sea attacked the wrong ship off the coast of Africa. He was declared a pirate. He hid the money off the American coast some on an island South of Long Beach Island in New Jersey (intresting history Google it buried treasure LBI) He tried to uses his connections to the royal crown for a pardon.but failed cause he was a society pira at that point. He was hung for piracy and the treasure has never publicly be found. There is a case of a pirate trunk and scabber in LBI being found. 

  • !
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Well, shipwrecks were fairly common, especially with travel to the recently discovered american continent, which was largely uncharted, and whose weather patternd werent well known. Pirates burying treasure appears to have come from popular fiction, like Robert Louis Stevenson's treasure island, and captured the public imagination as treasure often does. It seems more likely that, as is true with sailors even today, whatever money thr pirates were able to lay their hands on was spent on alcohol and prostitutes as soon as they got in to port

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