In actuality, it was simply a result of navel combat. Splinters caused by the wood of the ship be hit with cannon fire and gun fire could get in the eye, gun powder itself can be damaging, not to mention, the chance of bullets and knives landing in them.
So to sum it up for you, pirates wore patches because they damaged or lost their eyes. Nothing else.
Pirates wore a patch so that they could go into a the pitch black hull of the ship in brightest day and have instant night vision w/ the previously patched eye.
(There's actually no historical evidence to support the notion of wearing an eye patch for light adaptation. Mythbusters proved it would work, but that doesn't mean that's the historic reason they wore them. And if it were the reason, why wouldn't EVERY pirate or sailor wear an eye patch.)
Pictures of pirates from 150 years ago are sometimes drawn with an eye patch over one eye, possibly because some other pirate had poked his eye out with a sword.Of course, if they are movie pirates, they probably have an eyebrow piercing over one eye.
you have 2 wear a pink wig and a black skirt with chicken legs and spotty eye patch
Pirates wear hooks and eye patches. The one trying to be found now is Captain Morre's hook and eye patch. It is most likely hidden where his ship sank.
Because Scourge ripped out his eye by force.
to cover his eye
no he did not
No. His blind right eye was externally undamaged and so there was no unsightly disfigurement to be concealed.
Actually, pirates wore a patch over one eye to have instant night vision when going from bright daylight on deck to pitch blackness below deck. Normally the rods and cones of our eyes take between 20 to 30 minutes to acclimate from daylight to blackness. It was instantaneous for patch wearing pirates!
Gold. Eye patch.
No it is not.