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1782, Feb 11810-18601870, Feb 17
a Thousand Islands smuggler, river pirate, and War of 1812 American privateer. His most famous undertaking, the one that earned him his pirate moniker, was when he and his crew set out to capture the passenger steamer, the Sir Robert Peel. They intended to use the Peel to transport rebel troops to Canada.
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Bill Johnston1782, Feb 11810
 
18601870, Feb 17

Grambounknown1800
 
18111811
 Was "boss" of Barataria, the smugglers' stronghold off the Island of Grande Terre, near Louisiana...
Gaspardunknown1812
 
 
1812unknown
 Ex-Corsair
Dominique You17751802
 
18141830, Nov 14
 a privateer, soldier, and politician. Jean Lafitte's most trusted lieutenant, and rumored to have...
Joshua Barneyunknown1759
 
1818unknown
 an American Navy officer who served in the Continental Navy during the Revolutionary War. He late...
Hezekiah Frith17631790
 
18191848
 an 18th-century British ship owner with the reputation of a "gentleman privateer", who engaged in...
Vincenzo Gambi1775 ca1805
 
18191819/20
 a 19th-century Italian pirate. He was one of the most violent and bloodthirsty men in the Gulf of...
Ibrahim Ameerunknown1810
 
1819unknown
 An admiral of an Arabian fleet of Red Sea pirates. In 1816 he captured four British merchant vess...
William Holmesunknown1810
 
1819unknown
 
Edward Rosewainunknown1810
 
1819unknown
 
Sao Cheng Iunknown1810
 
1819unknown
 South China Sea, commanded either 5 or 6 squadrons consisting of 800 large junks, about 1,000 sma...
Hippolyte Bouchard1780, Jan 151817
 
 
18191843, Jan 4
 a French Argentine sailor and corsair who fought for Argentina, Chile, and Peru. During his first...
Barthelemy Lafon17691790
 
18201820, Sep 29
 a notable Creole architect, engineer, city planner, and surveyor in New Orleans, Louisiana. He ap...
Captain Biciakiunknown1820
 
 
18201825 ca
 operated in the eastern Mediterranean. ...... Greek pirate of the eastern Mediterranean. VĂ...
Jose Gaspar17561783
 
18211821
 a purported Spanish pirate, the "last of the Buccaneers," who is claimed to have raided the west ...
Louis-Michel Aury1788 ca1802
 
18211821, Aug 30
 a French privateer operating in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean during the early 19th century. A...
Pierre Lafitte17701803
 
18211821
 a privateer in the Gulf of Mexico and smuggler in the early 19th century. He also ran a blacksmit...
Luis Brion1782, Jul 61806
 
18211821, Sep 27
 a military officer who fought in the Venezuelan War of Independence. He rose to the rank of admir...
Benito Bonito17801818
 
 
18211821
 Pirate who supposedly hid his treasures of Lima in the cliffs of Australia, or in Coco Island.
William Howard Allen1790, Jul 81808
 
18221822, Nov
  a Lieutenant in the United States navy, and a native of the city of Hudson. While a child, he w...
Captain Bakerunknown1810
 
1822unknown
 One of Gasparilla's gang up to 1822, when they were broken up by the United States Navy. His favo...
Peter Heaman17871821
 
 
18221822, Jan 9
 A French pirate, born in 1787. Sailed from Gibraltar in May, 1821, as mate on board the schooner ...
Renato Beluche1780, Dec 151803
 
18231860, Oct 4
 a Venezuelan merchant and privateer who played many roles in the turbulent world of the 19th-cent...
Captain Baltizarunknown1810
 
1823unknown
 A terror to all shipping in the Gulf of Mexico in the early part of the nineteenth century. Broug...
Breti Gullimillitunknown1810
 
18231823
 Taken with other South American pirates by H.M. sloop Tyne, and hanged at Kingston, Jamaica, in 1...
Roberto Cofresi1791, Jun 171818
 
 
18231825, Mar 29
 a pirate from Puerto Rico. Despite his birth into a noble family, the political and economic diff...
Domingo Eucallaunknown1820
 
 
18231823, Feb 7
 A negro. Hanged at Kingston, Jamaica, on February 7th, 1823. Made a moving harangue to the specta...
Johanna Hard1789, Dec 31823
 
 
1823unknown
 Sweden's last pirate; in 1823, recently widowed HĂ„rd, a farm owner on VrĂ„ngö Island, was arres...
Jean Lafitte1776 ca1803
 
18261826 ca
 a French-American smuggler, privateer, pirate and slaver in the Gulf of Mexico in the early 19th ...
Jacque Alexander Tardy17671817
 
 
18271827, Jun 15
 an unsuccessful and atypical pirate who usually poisoned his victims. Most known for his last act...
Diabolitounknown1810
 
18291823
 a 19th-century Cuban pirate. One of the more violent of the era, he actively engaged the United S...
Felix Barbeitounknown1820
 
 
18291827, Aug 17
 A member of Jacque Alexander Tardy's gang on the Crawford. Captured and hanged.
Lieutenant Bolivarunknown1820
 
 
1829unknown
 This Portuguese pirate was first officer to Captain Jonnia. He was a stout, well-built man of swa...
Jose Hilario Casarisunknown1820
 
 
18291827, Aug 17
 A member of Jacque Alexander Tardy's gang on the Crawford. Captured and hanged.
George James Davisunknown1820
 
 
18291830, Dec 16
 Captured, charged with piracy, and convicted. One of the last two final hangings on Execution Doc...
Juan Gutterezunknown1820
 
 
18291823, Feb 7
 Hanged at Kingston, Jamaica, on February 7th, 1823.
Augustus Hernandezunknown1820
 
 
18291823
 Hanged at Kingston, Jamaica, in 1823.
Juan Hernandezunknown1820
 
 
18291823, Feb 7
 Captured with nine other pirates by H.M. sloop-of-war Tyne and taken to Jamaica. Hanged on Februa...
La Cataunknown1820
 
 
1829unknown
 A most blood-thirsty pirate and one of the last of the West Indian gangs. In 1824, when La Cata w...
Manuel Limaunknown1820
 
 
18291823
 Taken by H.M. sloop Tyne, and hanged at Kingston, Jamaica, in February, 1823.
Captain Antonio el Majorcamunknown1820
 
 
1829unknown
 At one time an officer in the Spanish Navy. Became a notorious West Indian pirate, but about 1824...
Francesco Miguelunknown1820
 
 
18291823
 Hanged at Kingston, Jamaica, in 1823.
Jose Morandounknown1820
 
 
18291827, Aug 17
 A member of Jacque Alexander Tardy's gang on the Crawford. Captured and hanged.
Pedro Nondreunknown1820
 
 
18291823, Feb
 Hanged at Kingston, Jamaica, in February, 1823. At the time of execution it was observed that he ...
Ragaunknown1820
 
 
1829unknown
 Chief of the Malay pirates in the Straits of Makassar, Raga took many European ships and beheaded...
Captain Raphaelinaunknown1820
 
 
1829unknown
 Much dreaded by the merchant sailors navigating the South Atlantic. In 1822 he controlled a fleet...
William Watts [2]unknown1820
 
 
18291830, Dec 16
 Captured, charged with piracy, and convicted. One of the last two final hangings on Execution Doc...
Captain Mansel Alcantraunknown1829
 
 
1829unknown
 a Spanish pirate active in the South Atlantic during the early 19th century. As well as committin...
Henri Caesar1791 ca1791
 
18301830
 allegedly a 19th-century Haitian revolutionary and pirate. Efforts to find historical evidence of...
Captain Benito de Soto1805, Apr 221827
 
 
18301830, Jan 25
 a Galician pirate, and captain of the Burla Negra ("Black Joke"). Benito de Soto was the most not...
Robert Dawesunknown1830
 
 
1830unknown
 One of the mutineers on the brig Vineyard in 1830. It was the full confession of Dawes that broug...
Captain Charles Gibbs1798, Nov 51816
 
 
18311831, Apr 25
 an American pirate who was one of the last active in the Caribbean during the early-19th century ...
Thomas Wansleyunknown1831
 
 
18311831, Feb
 A negro steward on the brig Vineyard, he mutinied and assisted to murder the captain and mate, af...
James Ford1770?1799?
 
18331833
 an American civic leader and business owner in western Kentucky and southern Illinois at the turn...
John Andrew Murrell1804/6?1820
 
 
18341844
 a near-legendary bandit operating in the United States, along the Mississippi River, in the mid-n...
Don Pedro Gilbert1800 ca1832
 
 
18341835, Jun 11
 an early 19th-century pirate, who was one of the few remaining pirates continuing to raid shippin...
Atwellunknown1830
 
 
1839unknown
 A hand aboard the brig Vineyard in 1830, he took part with Charles Gibbs and others in a mutiny i...
Manuel Boygaunknown1830
 
 
18391835, Jun
 A Columbian. One of Captain Pedro Gilbert's crew in the Panda. Hanged at Boston in June, 1835.
Manuel Castillounknown1830
 
 
18391835, Jun 11
 A Columbian sailor in the schooner Panda. Hanged for piracy at Boston on June 11th, 1835.
Edward Churchunknown1830
 
 
1839unknown
 In 1830 he served in the brig Vineyard, from New Orleans to Philadelphia. Took part in the mutiny...
Nicola Costaunknown1830
 
 
1839unknown
 One of Captain Gilbert's crew (cabin boy) in the pirate schooner Panda.
Bernado De Sotounknown1830
 
 
1839unknown
 One of the crew of the schooner Panda that took and plundered the Salem brig Mexican. The crew of...
John Eldridgeunknown1830
 
 
1839unknown
 Suspected pirate, apprehended with 1,600 pieces of eight, 249 pieces of silver plate, 200 broken ...
Antonio Ferrerunknown1830
 
 
1839unknown
 One of Captain Gilbert's crew (and cook) in the pirate schooner Panda.
Angel Garciaunknown1830
 
 
18391835, Jun
 One of Gilbert's crew in the Panda. Hanged at Boston in June, 1835.
Domingo de Guzmanunknown1830
 
 
1839unknown
 One of Captain Gilbert's crew in the pirate schooner Panda.
Don Miguelunknown1830
 
 
1839unknown
 In 1830 commanded a squadron of small pirate vessels off the Azores. After seizing a Sardinian br...
Juan Montenegrounknown1830
 
 
18391835
 A Columbian. One of Captain Gilbert's crew in the pirate schooner Panda. Hanged at Boston in 1835.
Juan Antonio Portanaunknown1830
 
 
1839unknown
 One of Captain Pedro Gilbert's crew in the pirate schooner Panda.
Francisco Ruizunknown1830
 
 
18391835, Sep 12
 One of Captain Pedro Gilbert's crew and carpenter in the pirate schooner Panda, which plundered t...
Captain Vallanuevaunknown1830
 
 
1839unknown
 A Dominican. Commanded in 1831 a small gaff-topsail schooner, the General Morazan, armed with a b...
Jose Velazquezunknown1830
 
 
1839unknown
 One of Captain Gilbert's crew in the pirate schooner Panda.
Kazimierz Lux17801795
 
18461846
 an officer of the Polish Legions and a pirate in the Caribbean Sea during the early 19th century....
Sam Hall Lord17781800
 
18491844, Nov 5
 one of the most famous buccaneers on the island of Barbados. Sam Lord as he was usually known, am...
Captain Tuanku Abbasunknown1840
 
 
1849unknown
 a Malayan pirate active in the 1840s and the brother of a rajah of Aceh. He was well known for sp...
Chui A-poounknown1840
 
 
18501851
 a 19th-century Qing Chinese pirate who commanded a fleet of more than 50 junks in the South China...
Narciso Lopez1797, Nov 21850
 
 
18511851, Sep 1
 a Venezuelan adventurer and soldier, best known for an expedition aimed at liberating Cuba from S...
Eli Boggs18101830
 
 
18571857
 an American pirate, one of the last active ocean-going pirates operating off the coast of China d...
Shap Ng-tsaiunknown1845
 
 
1859unknown
 a Chinese pirate active in the South China Sea from about 1845 to 1859. He was one of the two mos...
William Walker1824, May 81852
 
18601860, Sep 12
 an American physician, lawyer, journalist and mercenary, who organized several private military e...
Bully Hayes1827/291850
 
18771877, Mar 31
 a notorious American-born ship's captain who engaged in blackbirding in the 1860s and 1870s and w...
Juan Gomez17811790
 
18891900, Jul 13
 Brother-in-law of the famous pirate Gasparilla. Died, credited with the great age of 120 years, a...
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