He raised a general alarm. The sound frightened the pirates, who fled.
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Indonesian authorities were informed, but as is often the case, their efforts were too little, too late. The six pirates, with their contraband, escaped into the night, free to attack again. The mostly Ukrainian crew of MSC Jasmine was underway in broad daylight when six pirates in a skiff began chasing their ship. Shortly afterward, the attackers opened fire with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades. Twelve pirates were taken into custody.
Nigeria 22 Pirate Attacks PM Salem was underway about 25 nautical miles southwest of Bayelsa, Nigeria, when pirates in a boat approached quickly from the rear of the vessel. The interlopers were armed with machine guns, and began firing on PM Salem, pictured, as they chased the Honduran vessel.
A vicious fight ensued and went on for 20 minutes before the security team finally drove off the attackers. Their successful efforts came at a horrific price, however: Three security team members were shot, one of them losing his life. Gulf of Aden 10 Pirate Attacks Sometimes, the pirates shoot back.
Shortly after, the men saw a small skiff about 1. The British, though far distant, replied that they would immediately dispatch a military helicopter. The skiff drew closer, and security personnel aboard the North Sea saw that the pirates were armed with AK assault rifles. Security fired warning shots, and the pirates immediately fired back.
A ship-to-ship firefight broke out, with the pirates reeling off more than 50 rounds. Finally, they broke off the attack. Despite an extensive aerial search, the pirates were never located. The six pirates who attacked the Maersk Visual, seen here, arrived at the anchored tanker just before 7 a.
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The sailor spotted two strange men hauling ship property across the deck and gave chase. These two pirates aren't the only ones who would like to see Johnny Depp return. Fans started multiple petitions to ask Disney to bring the actor back. We haven't heard much of anything about the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise after the writing team of Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick decided not to work on it. Still, considering how successful the franchise has been, it seems highly unlikely that Disney is going to just give up on it.
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James Riskinner. A lieutenant on the ship Warwick , then part of a fleet under the command of Nathaniel Butler, he later took part in a privateering expedition between May—September French nobleman and adventurer who, through his friendship with King Francis, became the first Lieutenant General of New France.
As a corsair he attacked towns and shipping throughout the Spanish Main, from Cuba to Colombia. He died in Paris as one of the first Huguenot martyrs. Ben Robins. English privateer and slave trader in the West Indies. Isaac Rochussen. His capture of The Falcon , an East India merchantman, was one of the most valuable prizes captured during the lateth century. Mahieu Romboutsen. Dutch corsair in the service of Spain. Was part of a three ship squadron under Jacques Colaert and was captured with him after a five-hour battle with Jan Evertsen. William Rous. Dutch corsair and privateer based on Providence Island.
He was involved in privateering expeditions for the Providence Island Company and later commander of Fort Henry. Jan van Ryen.
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Dutch corsair active in the West Indies. Reportedly killed with a number of colonists attempting to establish one of the first colonies on the Wiapoco in Dutch Guiana.
Pieter Schouten. Sir George Somers. Active in the West Indies up until the turn of the 17th century. Jacques de Sores. A French pirate whose sole documented act was his attack and burning of Havana in Matsura Takanobu. Guillaume Le Testu.
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Dirck Simonszoon van Uitgeest. De Veenboer. Former Dutch corsair and privateer. Later became a Barbary corsair under Simon the Dancer and eventually commanded the Algiers corsair fleet. Sir Francis Verney. English nobleman who left behind his inheritance to become a Barbary corsair. Johannes van Walbeeck. John Ward. A notorious English pirate around the turn of the 17th century who later became a Barbary Corsair operating out of Tunis during the early s. Jacob Willekens. Dutch admiral who led Dutch corsairs on the first major privateering expedition to the West Indies. Cornelis Wittebol. Dutch corsair in Spanish service.
In February , attacked a fishing fleet from the Veere and Maasmond sinking several ships and bringing back the survivors to ransom in Duinkerken. Hendrik Worst. Dutch corsair who accompanied Pieter Schouten in his expedition to the West Indies. Wang Zhi. One of the chief figures among the wokou of the 16th century. Zheng Zhilong. A convert to Christianity, Zhilon collaborated with Dutch forces, helping to create a monopoly on trade with Japan. Filips van Zuylen. Dutch corsair active against the Portuguese in West Africa. Vincenzo Alessandri.
Originally a Knight of Malta, Alessandri was captured and enslaved. Cornelius Andreson. Michiel Andrieszoon. Dutch merchant-pirate. Associated with Thomas Paine and Laurens de Graff. John Ansell. Jean Bart. Born the son of a fisherman, Bart retired an admiral in French service. Michel le Basque.
Pirate and flibustier French buccaneer from the Kingdom of Navarre in the southwest of France. John Bear. English pirate active in the Caribbean who also served with the Spanish and French. Philippe Bequel.
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Jacob Janssen van den Bergh. Dutch corsair and slave trader for the Dutch West India Company. Charlotte de Berry. A female pirate, she later commanded her own ship. Her story first appeared in and she may have been fictional. Lancelot Blackburne.