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unknown1760s1765, Dec 19
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
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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
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Captain Daniel Plowman
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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
 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...
La Marquise de Fresneunknown1680
 
178unknown
 Female pirate. Active late 1600's, Mediterranean Pirate
Esek Hopkins1718, Apr 261740
 
17861802, Feb 26
  the only Commander in Chief of the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War. He wa...
Maurycy Beniowski1746, Sep 201762
 
17861786, May 23
 a Hungarian nobleman of Polish and Hungarian ancestry. He was an explorer, writer, the self-decla...
Jan Lensunknown1700
 
179unknown
 Dutch privateer in the 18th century. Sold one of the prizes he captured, together with Erasmus Mu...
Erasmus Mullerunknown1700
 
179unknown
 Dutch privateer in the 18th century. Sold one of the prizes he captured, together with Jan Lens, ...
Captain Joseph Thwaitesunknown1760
 
17971797
 Coxswain to Captain Hood, he was promoted in 1763 to be a midshipman in H.M.S. Zealous, cruising ...
Jonathan Haradenunknown1745
 
1803unknown
 Privateer
George Lowtherunknown1720
 
1811723
 an 18th-century English pirate who, although little is known of his life, was active in the Carib...
Joshua Barneyunknown1759
 
1818unknown
 an American Navy officer who served in the Continental Navy during the Revolutionary War. He late...
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