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1718, Apr 261740s-17861802, Feb 26
the only Commander in Chief of the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War. He was also an accomplished merchant captain and privateer. Esek Hopkins was born in Scituate, Rhode Island. Before the Revolutionary War he had sailed to nearly every quarter of the earth, commanded a privateer in the French and Indian War, and served as a deputy to the Rhode Island General Assembly. Appointed a brigadier general to command all military forces of Rhode Island in October 4, 1775, he immediately began to strengthen Rhode Island's defenses with the help of his deputy, William West.
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17861802, Feb 26

Peter Roach1670 ca1703
 
17411741 ca
 an English pirate, he worked in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirate ship The...
Flora Burnunknown1741+
 
 
1741+unknown
 a pirate during the Golden Age of Piracy. Little is known of her life. She began her pirate caree...
Captain Balestrierunknown1709
 
17421742 ca
 Although Captain Balestrier had a fairly successful and lengthy career (active from 1709 to 1742)...
Lancelot Blackburne1658, Dec 101680
 
17431743, Mar 23
 an English clergyman, who became Archbishop of York, and – in popular belief – a pirate. He w...
John Templeton1691 ca1703
 
17431750 ca
 an English cabin boy and worked pirate in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirat...
Richard Thurbar1670 ca1703
 
17441744 ca
 an English pirate, he worked in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirate ship The...
Sumbhajee Angriaunknown1729
 
17461746
 Half-brother of Toolajee Angria and son of Conajee Angria.
Eric Cobham17001720
 
17491760+
 a pirate in the early 18th century who with his wife, Maria Lindsey, practiced piracy in the Gulf...
Maria Lindsey1700 ca1720
 
17491760+
 a pirate in the early 18th century who with her husband, Eric Cobham, practiced piracy in the Gul...
Henry Simms17161740
 
17491747, Jun 17
 Pickpocket, highwayman, pirate, and Old Etonian.
Toolajee Angriaunknown1750
 
 
1750unknown
 Son of Conajee, half-brother of Sumbhajee
Jean Francois Chambrayunknown1687
 
1756unknown
 Knight of Malta
Captain Ben Johnsonunknown1750
 
 
1759unknown
  a most capable and bloodthirsty pirate, playing havoc with the shipping of the Red Sea, taking a...
Hiram Breakes17451760
 
 
1769unknown
 Breakes was the tall, handsome son of the Councilor of the Island of Saba. In 1764, he was appoin...
George Gidleyunknown1760
 
 
17691765, Dec 19
 Member of Peter M'Kinlie's gang. Captured and executed at Newgate for the theft of the Earl of Sa...
Peter M'Kinlieunknown1760
 
 
17691765, Dec 19
 Boatswain on the Earl of Sandwich. Took his gang (fellow crewmen George Gidley, Richard St. Quint...
John Powerunknown1760
 
 
17691768, Mar 10
 Born in the West of England. Served in a slave vessel, the Polly (Captain Fox, commander), on ...
Richard St. Quintinunknown1760
 
 
17691765, Dec 19
 Member of Peter M'Kinlie's gang. Captured and executed at Newgate for the theft of the Earl of Sa...
Andrew Zekermanunknown1760
 
 
17691765, Dec 19
 Member of Peter M'Kinlie's gang. Captured and executed at Newgate for the theft of the Earl of Sa...
Edward Mackdonaldunknown1770
 
 
17791772, Mar 11
 One of Lowther’s crew in the “Happy Delivery.” Hanged on the island of St. Kitts, March 11,...
Thomas Truxtun1755, Feb 171775
 
 
17831822, May 5
 an American naval officer after the Revolutionary War, when he served as a privateer, who rose to...
Alexander Whiteunknown1784
 
 
17841784
 Hanged for piracy in Cambridge, Massachusetts in November 1784.
Maurycy Beniowski1746, Sep 201762
 
17861786, May 23
 a Hungarian nobleman of Polish and Hungarian ancestry. He was an explorer, writer, the self-decla...
John Paul Jones1747, Jul 61770
 
17891792, Jul 18
 a Scottish American sailor and the United States' first well-known naval fighter in the American ...
Goole Janfe Schelvisunknown1780
 
1789unknown
 Dutch privateer in the eighteenth century. He was the captain of the ship the Vliegende Vis. He c...
J.W. Sextrohunknown1780
 
1789unknown
 Sextroh, who lived in Zierikzee, was active as a privateer in the eighteenth century. A highly co...
Daniel Verbaanunknown1780
 
1789unknown
 A Dutch privateer in the eighteenth century. He was born in Ter Heyde and was Captain on the Dapp...
Rachel Wall1760 ca1781
 
17891789, Oct 8
 an American female pirate, and the last woman to be hanged in Massachusetts. She may also have be...
Captain Joseph Thwaitesunknown1760
 
17971797
 Coxswain to Captain Hood, he was promoted in 1763 to be a midshipman in H.M.S. Zealous, cruising ...
Captain George Roundsivelunknown1708
 
18 unknown
 Of the Bahama Islands. He refused to avail himself of King George's pardon to all pirates in 1717...
Jonathan Haradenunknown1745
 
1803unknown
 Privateer
Stephen Decatur Sr.1751, Jun1770
 
18091808, Nov 11
 an American naval captain in the Revolutionary War and later in the Quasi-War. He was the father ...
Joshua Barneyunknown1759
 
1818unknown
 an American Navy officer who served in the Continental Navy during the Revolutionary War. He late...
Jose Gaspar17561783
 
18211821
 a purported Spanish pirate, the "last of the Buccaneers," who is claimed to have raided the west ...
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