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Jack Rackham was the quartermaster on Charles Vayne’s warship, the Neptune. When Vayne cowered, fighting a French Merchant vessel, Rackham mutinied and led the crew to victory. With mutiny on their heads, Rackham and the crew then turned to piracy and never looked back. Gaining the nickname ‘Calico’ for his extravagant clothes, and recruiting all English captives to his crew, he became a very famous pirate indeed. Visit Captain Calico Jack at the Pirate's Quest website or follow him on Twitter.

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