Captain Kidd

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Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)

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The Captain Kidd site is the only pirate ship to be discovered in the Caribbean and one of only three discovered in the Americas.
Auctioneer Mark Hannam, of Fieldings, said: "These are incredibly rare materials and they include a carved oak bible box, leather-bound King James II bible and a small oak framed mirror each with the initials WK next to skull and crossbones, reputed to be the property of Captain Kidd.
In addition to letting children adapt the game, players can travel to two new destinations in the CANDY LAND game - Captain Kidd Cone's Ship, the SS Neapolitan, and the Chunky Chocolate Mountains, where they will find ice cream cones and chocolate treats galore.
Richard Zacks, who wrote The Pirate Hunter: The True Story Of Captain Kidd, said: "The big problem was the fact that he did not return with any substantial treasure.
Dexter went on to play several other film roles originally played by Valentino, including John Smith in Captain John Smith and Pocahontas and Captain Kidd in Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl.
Thylor, meanwhile, experiences newfound freedom when she becomes Captain Kidd for a day.
9 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy Award winning 62 Blue Productions, LLC, has entered into a production and development agreement with the National Geographic Channel and Indiana University's Department of Underwater Science to film the exploration of what is believed to be the last great ship of the legendary pirate Captain Kidd.
Captain Kidd, from Warrington, received the Royal Artillery's Napier Medal, which is awarded annually to one officer in the regular Army or the TA who has made the most significant contribution to their battery.
Bartholomew Roberts, better known as Barti Ddu, or Black Barti, may be less well known than his counterparts Blackbeard and Captain Kidd, but the Welshman is believed to have amassed more booty than either of them.
The book features two-page biographies of various freebooters, from the most well known, such as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd, down to obscure corsairs in other parts of the world.
At the moment it's a toss up between shooting the fifth movie in his Alien series - which kicked off way back in 1979 - or making a film about the legendary Scottish pirate Captain Kidd.
The 36-year-old Oscar winner is hot favourite to play Captain Kidd in the new pounds 60million blockbuster.
To put that in context, Captain Kidd and Blackbeard only took20 to 40 ships in their entire careers.
If you like this, you'll love: The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd by Richard Zacks