Latest Henry Morgan Stories

2011-08-06 05:40:00

Archaeologists say they have discovered a ship wreck at the bottom of the Chagres River in Panama believed to be part of Captain Henry Morgan's lost fleet. The team uncovered 52 by 22 feet of the starboard side of a wooden ship's hull and a series of unopened cargo boxes and chests encrusted in coral. The research team located the shipwreck with the help of a magnetometer survey, an underwater archaeological technique used to locate anomalies in the magnetic field below the surface of the...

2011-05-19 08:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in Captain Morgan's nearly 60-year history, the brand has launched a new advertising campaign that takes its inspiration from the real-life privateer and rum icon, Captain Henry Morgan. In advance of the national television debut in early June, the first "To Life, Love and Loot" commercial, entitled "DIVE," was unveiled exclusively to fans in attendance at 14 parties celebrating the Captain's birthday, and can now be viewed...

2011-04-19 14:45:00

NORWALK, Conn., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award-winning director Tom Hooper joined Captain Morgan aboard a 17th Century replica of the Galleon Andalucia in an undisclosed tropical location last week to film a new campaign for the celebrated rum brand. Set in the mid-1600's, the campaign will - for the first time ever - feature the re-imagined history of legendary privateer and brand icon, Captain Henry Morgan. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/NY86029)...

2011-03-01 14:10:00

Archaeologists said that the cannons recovered from a river in Panama could have belonged to the legendary pirate Henry Morgan. They said that the cannons are being studied and could eventually be displayed. The group of Panamanian and foreign archaeologists said the cannons were found at the mouth of Panama's Chagres river, which is the site where Morgan's flagship "The Satisfaction" wrecked in 1671 while carrying him and his pirate to raid Panama City. The team said the size and shape of...

2011-02-07 16:18:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line debuted the novel new bar experience, Captain Morgan® on the Rocks Island Bar, with an official grand opening held on Jan. 29 at Half Moon Cay, Holland America's renowned private island in the Bahamas. Guests on cruises featuring Half Moon Cay now can experience the heritage of Captain Henry Morgan, legendary swashbuckler and scourge of the Spanish Main, at the unique bar. It is designed as a 101-foot-long,...

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