My name is Robert
Ossian (the last name is pronounced 'Ocean')
and I have to admit that I am a little
surprised to see you on this page. The
primary purpose of this site has always been simply to
spread knowledge of nautical history /
Pirate related issues. This section of the site
was really put together as an afterthought, so please excuse the lack of organization...
Un-Official Bio of the Pirate King
The scathing personal bio that the tabloids published about me and my sordid
past. Almost 12% of it is an outright
A Photo Gallery
of my past Adventures
SCUBA diving with Sharks, Underwater Archaeology in Egypt, rock climbing,
Sea Kayaking, and more...
Timeline of My
A more or less linear year-by-year breakdown of my life so far.
Influences that made me who I am Today
How did a normal kid like me grow up to become the Pirate King? Read on,
before it's too late...
My Appearance on the History Channel!
In July of 2006 I was interviewed as part of a Documentary made for the the History Channel's
documentary "True Caribbean
Click on the image to see screenshots, video and more from
My old Pirating Crew;
The Greatest Pirate ship to have (technically) never existed, and my own
Pirate Alma Mater.
The History of the Pirates Coves
Like the web site? Well, it wasn't always so nice. When I
started this web site back in 1995, it was pretty awful. Click on the
image on the left if you want to learn more of how all this came to be.
Recommended Reading List!
I get a lot of emails asking what books I would recommend to people who
are interested in learning more about Pirate History, so I have compiled
a list of some of my favorites.