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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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Jan Naelhout

bornactivedied
unknown1650sunknown
Naelhout the elder was a privateer who served the Dutch West Indies Company until 1657. In 1657 he gave up command of his ship the Vliegende Arend to Captain Jan Crijnssen.
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Neale

aka: Neal
bornactivedied
unknown1720sunknown
Member of Phillip Roche's gang.
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Jonathan de Neckere

bornactivedied
unknown1631unknown


William Neff

bornactivedied
16671690sunknown
Born at Haverhill, Massachusetts, in 1667. A soldier, one of the guard at Fort Loyal, Falmouth, Maine. Deserted in 1689 and went to sea with the pirate Captain Pound.
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Captain Nelson

borndied
unknownunknown
Born on Prince Edward Island, where his father had a grant of land for services rendered in the American war. He was a wealthy man, a member of the Council and a Colonel of the Militia. In order to set his son up in life he bought him a captaincy in the Militia and a fine farm, where young Nelson married and settled down. Buying a schooner, he used to sail t...
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Jacques Nepveu

borndied
unknownunknown
governor of Tortuga and Saint Dominque …[thomas] Paine led his crew of sixty men under the command of Captain Bréhal, who possessed a French privateering commission obtained from Jacques Nepveu, sieur de Pouanéay and governor of Saint Domingue.


Thomas Newman

borndied
unknownunknown
English privateer who received a letter of marque from the Providence Island Company in 1636. He was the captain of the vessel Happie Return. He formed a partnership with the privateer Diego El Mulato. El Mulato brought a rich prize, which they had captured together, to the Dutch Republic but did not give Newman and the PIC their share of the proceeds. In th...
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Christopher Newport

bornactivedied
15611588-16171617
an English seaman and privateer. He is best known as the captain of the Susan Constant, the largest of three ships which carried settlers for the Virginia Company in 1607 on the way to found the settlement at Jamestown in the Virginia Colony, which became the first permanent English settlement in North America. He was also in overall command of the ot...
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Thomas Nicholls

aka: Nicholas
bornactivedied
unknown1710sunknown
From London, England. Crew member of Revenge/Royal James, commanded by Major Stede Bonnet. Tried for piracy in Charleston, South Carolina, 1718. Acquitte
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Richard Noland

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unknown1717-1722unknown
Quartermaster for Samuel Bellamy's fleet
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Pedro Nondre

bornactivedied
unknown1820s1823, Feb
Hanged at Kingston, Jamaica, in February, 1823. At the time of execution it was observed that he was covered with the marks of deep wounds. On the scaffold he wept bitterly. An immensely heavy man, he broke the rope, and had to be hanged a second time.
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Captain Richard Norman

bornactivedied
unknown1670-1671unknown
Served under Morgan in 1670, and after the fall of Chagres Fort, Norman was left in charge with 500 men to hold it, while Morgan crossed the isthmus to attack Panama. Norman soon "sent forth to sea two boats to exercise piracy." These hoisted Spanish colours and met a big Spanish merchant ship on the same day. They chased the ship, which fled for safety into...
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Nathaniel North

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16711689-1709unknown
a Bermuda-born pirate during the Golden Age of Piracy, operating in the Indian Ocean under John Bowen and then as captain of the Defiant following Bowen's retirement in 1704. After losing the Defiant he ruled a pirate colony at Ambonaivo made up of his former crew before returning to sea. Retiring with great wealth in 1709, North settled in Rajapura and marr...
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George Norton

bornactivedied
1670 ca1703-1710 ca1710 ca
an English pirate, he worked in the Caribbean. He was a member of the crew of the pirate ship The Charles, led by Captain Daniel Plowman. The Charles sailed from Boston in July 1703 on a pirate expedition against the French and Spanish ships. No...
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John Nutt

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unknown1620-1632unknown
a 17th-century English pirate. He was one of the more notorious brigands of his time raiding the coast of southern Canada and western England for over three years before his capture by Sir John Eliot in 1623. His arrest and conviction caused a scandal in the English court, after Nutt paid Eliot £500 in exchange for a pardon, and was eventually released by S...
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