1697-1718: Pirates in Abaco


According to Woodes Rogers the Governor of Nassau in 1718, Captain John King of the brigantine, Neptune was detained at Green Turtle Cay, Abaco by Pirate Captain Charles Vane, his quarter master Calico Jack Rackham and his crew which may have included Anne Bonny and Mary Read disguised as men.  The pirates robbed and “rifled as they saw fit”.