Famous Pirates "Calico" Jack Factfile Pirate Names, Famous Pirate Names
Jack Rackham or also known as famous pirate Calico Jack
He was a quartermaster on the ship' treasure' captained by Charles Vane. Jack Rackham took over as captain when the crew ruled him an imcompetent leader.
His Ships Name
Treasure 16th century pirates
He sailed the Caribbean for several months attacking ships. He then returned to Province where he recieved a pardon. It was here that he met Anne Bonney (Anne Bonny). Assisted by crew members they stole a sloop in 1719 and began sailing together. They sailed between Haiti and Bermuda with several small ships together with Mary Read. He eventually gave control of the ship to the two women.
His Ship Was Captured By...
His first ship 'treasure' was seized from him and he found his way to province to ask for a pardon. It was granted. Jack Rackam, his ship and crew were captured by the Kings ship, the Barnet a Pirate hunter in 1720.
After his trial his ruthless career came to an end as he was hanged in Jamaica on November 16th 1720.16t