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Back in the day, if someone took your ship they were either doing so under the auspices of a country (privateer) or for their own benefit (pirate, buccaneer, corsair, etc.)...either way, whomever it was, you will probably find him (or her) listed here...
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Andrew Zekerman

bornactivedied
unknown1760s1765, Dec 19
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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Zheng Jing

aka: Cheng Chin
bornactivedied
1642, Oct 251662-16821681, Mar 17
Chinese pirate and warlord. The eldest son of Koxinga and grandson of Zheng Zhilong, he succeeded his father as ruler of Tainan and briefly occupied Fukien.
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Zheng Zhilong

aka: Cheng Chih Lung, Nicholas Iquan Gaspard
bornactivedied
16041623-16451661
a Chinese merchant, pirate and military leader in the late Ming dynasty who later defected to the Qing dynasty. A convert to Christianity, Zhilon collaborated with Dutch forces, helping to create a monopoly on trade with Japan.
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