Drunken Jack, The Pirate | Ghosts and Legends III

Drunken Jack, The Pirate | Ghosts and Legends III

During the golden age of piracy, there came an afternoon on which a pirate ship sailed into Murrell’s Inlet to bury a treasure they would imbibe in that very night. By late in the afternoon, the rum had been buried and the pirates had begun to build there bonfires. Many frolicked on until midnight. However Jack had drunk his last, just before sundown, and was last seen crawling toward scrub oaks. When Jack awoke the next morning, the ship had gone and there he was alone. He dug up some of the rum and that became his sustenance. Two years later, the pirates returned and found bottles strewn up and down the seashore. Surely other pirates had come along…

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  1. I wish I was Home on November 5, 2022 at 9:34 am

    some online article told this was a jazzed up story of Jack Green, a former Revolutionary War Soldier
    who’s choice of drink was brandy, so a drunken former soldier story changed to a Pirate story, but who knows

  2. I wish I was Home on November 5, 2022 at 9:58 am

    I wonder when this was if it was real, as Blackbeard’s career of piracy only lasted from 1714 – 1716
    and He did confirmably come to Charleston in South Carolina and Okracoke Island in North Carolina
    this is why East Carolina University is called the Pirates and has a Blackbeard logo of course

  3. Real Future Pictures on November 5, 2022 at 10:10 am

    This is wonderful! Well done!

  4. I wish I was Home on November 5, 2022 at 10:28 am

    I wonder what Jack’s last name and middle name is
    what his family and ancestry is
    is there more to Jack then him being some poor ol’ drunk pirate who was forgotton by Blackbeard’s crew

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