What is the outcome of the pirates' onslaught against the stockade?

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In the exciting adventure novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson , the stockade that the ship's crew finds on the island is first occupied by Squire Trelawney, Doctor Livesey, Captain Smollett, Jim Hawkins, and the rest of the loyal sailors. The pirates on the ship attempt to bombard the...

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In the exciting adventure novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, the stockade that the ship's crew finds on the island is first occupied by Squire Trelawney, Doctor Livesey, Captain Smollett, Jim Hawkins, and the rest of the loyal sailors. The pirates on the ship attempt to bombard the stockade with cannon fire but do not succeed.

The onslaught of the pirates against the stockade begins with traitorous Long John Silver approaching the stockade under a flag of truce. He promises that the pirates will leave the ship's crew unharmed if only they will give him the treasure map. Smollett refuses, and soon afterwards, the attack begins. At first, the crew and the pirates exchange gunshots, and then when some pirates manage to climb over the fence, the two sides fight with cutlasses.

The ultimate outcome of this battle is that the pirates are repelled and Smollett and his crew are able to retain the stockade. Of the loyal men, crewman Joyce is killed, and Captain Smollett and crewman Hunter are wounded. They manage to kill five of the pirates, decreasing the odds that they are up against.

"Five!" cried the captain. "Come, that's better. Five against three leaves us four to nine. That's better odds than we had at starting. We were seven to nineteen then, or thought we were, and that's as bad to bear."

Later, as part of a truce, the captain and crew give up the stockade and the map to the pirates without a fight after they discover that the ship, which Jim has beached, is missing.

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   There were at least three different attacks on the stockade, but the third attack which actually took the stockade is not really seen in the story. In Chapter 19 the pirates bombard the stockade for the first time and do not succeed in taking it.  In chapter 20, Long John Silver comes under the protection of a white flag to try to come to an agreement with Captain Smollett but fails to do so.   In chapter 21, there is a skirmish between the sailors and the mutineers as the pirates try to scramble over the stockade wall, but the defenders of the stockade succeed in keeping out the pirates.  At this point Jim leaves to go back to the Hispaniola.  When Jim returns to the stockade in chapter 27, he finds that the pirates have indeed taken over the stockade, but the actual battle is not seen.   

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