The first important naval figure in modern Bharat, Angre managed to
Infact he was often classified as a pirate by frustrated Europeans vying for total mercantile control over trade routes into and out of India’s west coast.
Inheriting around 10 ships
(Commander Mohan Narayan, serves as the Curator of the Maritime History Society in Mumbai)
Kanhoji started his career by attacking Merchant Navy Ships of British East India Company, and later extended his attacks against all European Occupiers.
In 1698, Kanhoji made Vijaydurg as his first base, than made Kolaba as operating base.
Today's #Alibaug is a township founded by him.
Kanhoji built a port at Purnagad.
These bases were used
East India Company President begged him to spare British ships and eventually a short lived treaty was signed.
Remember my tweet about #ManoharMalgaonkar, in