Mudcat Café message #3899244 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #137067   Message #3899244
Posted By: GUEST,Emmie
13-Jan-18 - 02:32 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Brown Skin Girl- folksong from Grenada
Subject: RE: Origins: Brown Skin Girl- folksong from Grenada
Phil d'conch are you kidding? The Bahamas has a huge maritime history. Bahamians were among the most prominent wreckers since the 17th century. Captain Ben Baker King of the Florida Wreckers. Bahamians participated in Privateering and Pirating throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. They were also widely considered the second best divers in the entire Americas after The Bermudians. https://archive.org/stream/travelsinconfede00schuoft#page/284/mode/2up/search/divers 18th century text.