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Boatswain on the Earl of Sandwich. Took his gang (fellow crewmen George Gidley, Richard St. Quinton, and Andrew Zekerman), stole the ship (and cargo) and killed the rest of the crew and passengers (eight in all). Captured and executed at Newgate.
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Earl of Sandwich Gang:
Led by Peter M'Kinlie
Gidley , George: Member of Peter M'Kinlie's gang. Captured and executed at Newgate for the theft of the Earl of Sandwich (and cargo) and murder of eight.
St. Quintin , Richard: Member of Peter M'Kinlie's gang. Captured and executed at Newgate for the theft of the Earl of Sandwich (and cargo) and murder of eight.
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The Dublin University Magazine:
Volume 65 (June, 1865)
A ship named the Earl of Sandwich sailed from London in August, 1765, laden with bale goods and hardware, for Santa Cruz, where discharging this cargo, they sailed to Oratavo, and took in a cargo of wine, silk, cochineal, and what proved most fatal, a large ...
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The Pirates' Who's Who:
(P. Gosse, 1924)
Irish pirate.

Boatswain in a merchant ship which sailed from the Canaries to England in the year 1765. On board were three passengers, the adventurous Captain Glass and his wife and daughter. One night M'Kinlie and four other mutineers murdered the commander...
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James Belvin
Bo'son on the Revenge, commanded by Peter M'Kinlie. Said to be a good sailor but somewhat bloodthirsty. Hanged at Wapping in June,...
George Gidley
Member of Peter M'Kinlie's gang. Captured and executed at Newgate for the theft of the Earl of Sandwich (and cargo) and murder of eight.
Daniel Machauly
...Scotland. Crew member of the Revenge, commanded by Peter M'Kinlie. Captured, tried, and hanged at Execution Dock at...
Captain Daniel Plowman
...quarantined in his cabin, with the ship now being led by Peter M'Kinlie. Plowman died of a fever in late September....
Richard St. Quintin
Member of Peter M'Kinlie's gang. Captured and executed at Newgate for the theft of the Earl of Sandwich (and cargo) and murder of eight.
Andrew Zekerman
Member of Peter M'Kinlie's gang. Captured and executed at Newgate for the theft of the Earl of Sandwich (and cargo) and murder of eight.
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Peter M'Kinlieunknown1760
 
1765, Dec 191765, Dec 19

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...
John Powerunknown1760
 
17691768, Mar 10
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Richard St. Quintinunknown1760
 
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 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...
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