The many faces of betrayal  Black Sails XXXIII recap and review   Last week Captain Flint made a risky decision that potentially allowed the pirates to gain Nassau but in exchange for the remaining cash of the Spanish Gold from the Urca de Lima. Its importance to Eleanor provides a means for Woodes Rogers to pay his debts and return the stolen gold back to Spain. This decision isnt without repercussions seeing as Flint made the decision himself without the counsel of anyone else and puts…

The many faces of betrayal Black Sails XXXIII recap and review Last week Captain Flint made a risky decision that potentially allowed the pirates to gain Nassau but in exchange for the remaining cash of the Spanish Gold from the Urca de Lima. Its importance to Eleanor provides a means for Woodes Rogers to pay his debts and return the stolen gold back to Spain. This decision isnt without repercussions seeing as Flint made the decision himself without the counsel of anyone else and puts…

Black Sails - Captain Flint & John Silver, Urca de Lima (Shoot This One) - YouTube      This is when I fell in love with the show.

Black Sails - Captain Flint & John Silver, Urca de Lima (Shoot This One) - YouTube This is when I fell in love with the show.

To combat this constant danger, in the 1560s the Spanish adopted a convoy system. A treasure fleet or flota would sail annually from Seville (and later from Cádiz) in Spain, carrying passengers, troops, and European manufactured goods to the Spanish colonies of the New World. This cargo, though profitable, was really just a form of ballast for the fleet as its true purpose was to transport the year's worth of silver to Europe

To combat this constant danger, in the 1560s the Spanish adopted a convoy system. A treasure fleet or flota would sail annually from Seville (and later from Cádiz) in Spain, carrying passengers, troops, and European manufactured goods to the Spanish colonies of the New World. This cargo, though profitable, was really just a form of ballast for the fleet as its true purpose was to transport the year's worth of silver to Europe

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Black Sails ~ Max with the Urca De Lima gold. Gold valued at more than 5 million Spanish dollars (Captain Flint S1 "I").

Black Sails ~ Max with the Urca De Lima gold. Gold valued at more than 5 million Spanish dollars (Captain Flint S1 "I").

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