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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbary_Coast

The term Barbary Coast or Berbery or Berber Coast, was the term used by Europeans from the ... Ex-Voto of a naval battle between a Turkish ship from Algiers (front) and a ship of the Order of Malta under Langon, 1719. Barbary was not always ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Barbary_War

The First Barbary War (1801–1805), also known as the Tripolitanian War and the Barbary .... Efforts by the Americans to float the ship while under fire from shore batteries and Tripolitan Naval units failed. The ship, her captain, William ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbary_pirates

The Barbary pirates, sometimes called Barbary corsairs or Ottoman corsairs, were Ottoman pirates and privateers who operated from North Africa, based primarily in the ports of Salé, Rabat, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli. This area was known in Europe as the Barbary Coast, a term derived from ..... tells of a sailing ship that came across a pirate ship off the Barbary Coast and ...

www.nytimes.com/2009/04/12/weekinreview/12gettleman.html

Apr 11, 2009 ... We're talking about the Barbary Wars, about 200 years ago, when ... sprang to the deck of an enemy's ship, every sailor held a dagger in each ...

gwpapers.virginia.edu/history/topics/gw-and-the-barbary-coast-pirates

Each American ship had a crew of twenty-one. O'Bryen soon became the spokesman for the hostages, and he periodically appealed to his government for  ...

history.state.gov/milestones/1801-1829/barbary-wars

The United States fought two separate wars with Tripoli (1801–1805) and Algiers ... Moroccan Sultan Sidi Muhammad had seized a U.S. merchant ship in 1784 ...

www.lewis-clark.org/article/3165

Together, the Barbary States controlled North Africa from the southern shore of the ... In October of 1784, Moroccan pirates seized the American merchant ship ...

clements.umich.edu/exhibits/online/barbary/barbary-first-war.php

Meanwhile, Captain William Bainbridge and his ship the Philadelphia gave chase to ... Two of the most famous episodes in the Barbary Wars involved the young ...

www.usni.org/magazines/navalhistory/2005-08/navys-barbary-war-crucible

There, Barbary Coast corsairs, persistent baiters of passing commerce, sortied ... the enemy only if they found a Tripolitan actually attacking an American vessel.