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1827/291850-18771877, Mar 31
a notorious American-born ship's captain who engaged in blackbirding in the 1860s and 1870s and whose arrival on any Pacific Island would cause islanders to hide in fear of being kidnapped and shipped off to be a labourer on some distant plantation.
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The Pirates' Who's Who:
(P. Gosse, 1924)
A South Sea pirate.

In 1870 was arrested by the English Consul at Samoa for piracy. There being no prison in this delightful island, the Consul ran Hayes's ship on shore, and waited for a man-of-war to call and take his prisoner away. Hayes spent his time, w...
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Bully Hayes1827/291850
 
18771877, Mar 31

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...
Bill Johnston1782, Feb 11810
 
18601870, Feb 17
 a Thousand Islands smuggler, river pirate, and War of 1812 American privateer. His most famous un...
William Walker1824, May 81852
 
 
18601860, Sep 12
 an American physician, lawyer, journalist and mercenary, who organized several private military e...
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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