Thomas T. Wiatt

Thomas T. Wiatt's new book is called Alleged Pirate: the Legend of Captain John Sinclair of Smithfield and Gloucester, Virginia

About the book: Captain John Sinclair was a privateer and naval hero of the American Revolutionary War. In peace time he returned to his career as a merchant seaman, farmer and family man. In 1795 he found himself in the courthouse in Williamsburg, Virginia being tried for piracy.

About the Author: Thomas T. Wiatt is the great-great-great-great-grandson of Captain John Sinclair. Tom was born in Savannah, Georgia and lives in Newport News, Virginia. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia and Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia. Tom is a retired Engineer from Newport News Shipbuilding and is presently an Engineering Consultant at Gibbs & Cox, Marine Solutions. He is also a volunteer at the Mariners’ Museum and Park in Newport News. Other than history and writing, his passions include music and world travel. He is also the author of the books Rev. William E. Wiatt and Captain Sally.

Howard Ralph

Terrific story well told!

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