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Charles Vane

Vane was an English pirate who operated in the Bahamas during the end of the Golden Age of Piracy and infamously Vane commanded a number of ships as one of the leaders of the Republic of Pirates in Nassau.

Vane was known for his cruelty, often beating, torturing and killing sailors from ships he captured.

In February 1719, Vane was caught in a storm in the Bay Islands and was marooned on an uncharted island and reports of his capture by a passing British ship are vague as he was rounded for slipping the noose!