Charles Vane Timeline

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  • 1716 - 1720
    The English pirate Charles Vane is active in the Caribbean and east coast of America.
  • Aug 1718
    The English pirate Charles Vane rejects the chance of a pardon and fires on the Governor of the Bahama's ship in New Providence.
  • Oct 1718
    The two pirate crews of Blackbeard and Charles Vane enjoy a week-long party on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina.
  • Nov 1718
    The pirate crew of Charles Vane votes to depose him. They select Jack Rackham ('Calico Jack') as their new captain.
  • Mar 1720
    Charles Vane is tried and found guilty of piracy in Jamaica.
  • Mar 1721
    The English pirate Charles Vane is hanged in Jamaica.