Jean Laffite

Jean Laffite (HM2IGE)

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N 30° 10.427', W 93° 12.845'

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Jean Laffite was a French privateer,
pirate and patriot. A hero with his
band of baratarians at the Battle
of New Orleans in 1815. Reputed to
have had a warehouse on Contraband
Bayou and to have conducted business
with locals, Charles Salier and Arsene
Lebleu. His ships flew flags of
Cartagena and the Mexican Republic,
and maybe the Jolly Roger.
Placed ByThe Buccaneer Society of Lake Charles and The Lafite Society at Galveston, TX
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Date Added Saturday, July 6th, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 479388 N 3338061
Decimal Degrees30.17378333, -93.21408333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 10.427', W 93° 12.845'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 10' 25.62" N, 93° 12' 50.7" W
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