Several days ago I discovered there was a ship named Rosamond that was a Privateer. I wonder if she was owned by Captain Samuel Rosamond of Charleston. She was sunk with all hands lost. She was carrying $100,000 in plunder. I have been looking as to why the Rosamonds got up and left South Carolina and moved to Mississippi. Did Samuel mortgage everything in order to purchase this ship, including his two homes on Bay? Was this ship deliberately grounded so the fortune would not have to be shared with other investors? The Rosamond family bought several tracts of land in Mississippi and built plantations on them.
The ship above in the USS Providence carrying eight guns. The Rosamond would be of this size.
Every American Grandson would love to hear stories of family Pirates. Tyler Hunt will not be hearing any stories from his grandfather for…
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