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Corsair Wars

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Previous war: Wainrider/Balchoth War
Next war: War of the Ring
Corsair Wars
Beginning: T.A. 1447End: T.A. 3019
Place: Umbar, Pelargir, South Gondor, coastal waters
Outcome: Victory for Gondor, destruction of the Corsair state
Major battles: Siege of Pelargir, Harad/Umbar Battles, Battle of Pelargir, Surprise Attack on Umbar, First Fall of Umbar, Second Fall of Umbar
Gondorian land and naval forcesNaval and land forces of Umbar
ME-GondorKing.png Eldacar

ME-Gondor.png Echthelion I

ME-GondorKing.png Aragorn II
File:Sauron cold eye icon.jpg Sauron

The Corsair Wars were a long, mostly naval struggle between Kings and Stewards of Gondor, and a series of renegade rebel forces based at Umbar and Pelargir.


Early Years

In the aftermath of the Kin-strife, the great civil conflict between Eldacar and the usurper Castamir, Castamir's sons fled to to Umbar. There they established a breakaway government in opposition to Gondor, and continued to clash with Gondor for centuries to come.

Pelargir Battles

Siege of Umbar

War of the Ring