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Date: Nov 20, 2008 - 12:07 PM
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The Captain wasn't always just the choice of sorority girls looking to blend spiced rum with Diet Coke; in the 17th century he was a feared privateer.

Not only did the Welsh pirate marry his own cousin, he ran risky missions for the governor of Jamaica, including capturing some Spanish prisoners in Cuba and sacking Port-au-Prince in Haiti.

He then plundered the Cuban coast before holding for ransom the entire city of Portobelo, Panama.


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