William Dampier

Recruited in Hampton by a pirate crew, William Dampier recorded his round-the-world exploits in "A New Voyage Round the World," which influenced "Gulliver's Travels" as well as "Robinson Crusoe."

( Courtesy of The Mariners' Museum / May 29, 2014 )

Recruited in Hampton by a pirate crew, William Dampier recorded his round-the-world exploits in "A New Voyage Round the World," which influenced "Gulliver's Travels" as well as "Robinson Crusoe."

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