National Geographic Online gives special thanks to
Kenneth Kinkor, Director of Research, The Whydah Project, Provincetown, Massachusetts;
Don Maitz, illustrator; John R. Schoonover, Schoonover Studios, Ltd.; Ted Teodoro, Rare Book and Manuscripts, New York Public Library; Susan Filupeit, G.W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport; Rob Shields, Rare Books and Special Collections, Library of Congress; and Liz Dickinson, Delaware Art Museum.
Big Hand gives special thanks to David Adams, Mark Angelo and John McKay.