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William Melvin
Mother: Born:1707-07-01 ca.
Father: Died:Date unknown
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Pirate from Edinburgh

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1707-07-01 ca.
Scotland
William Melvin was born 96
1724-09-15 ca.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
The Caroline/George came to Santa Cruz 96
1724-11-03
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
The Caroline/George left Santa Cruz 96
1724-11-03
The Caroline/George was taken in a mutiny 96
At ten at night, Gow and his gang started fire guns. Most of the officers were at sleep, but captain Freneau was on deck. He was seized by Winter, Melvin and Rollson. One of them stabbed the captain in his throat, and Gow shot him twice with his pistols before pushing him into the sea. Gow took command of the vessel and Williams became lieutenant. They changed the name to The Revenge.
1724-11-03
Oliver Ferneau died 96
At ten at night, Gow and his gang started fire guns. Most of the officers were at sleep, but captain Freneau was on deck. He was seized by Winter, Melvin and Rollson. One of them stabbed the captain in his throat, and Gow shot him twice with his pistols before pushing him into the sea.
1724-11-12
The Delight was captured by Gow 96
The Delight was taken by Gow. It came from Newfoundland with salted fish for Cadiz. The provision, sails, cables, chains and anchors were taken. Captain Wise and four men wew set adrift in the boat. A fifteen year old boy, William Oliver, was pressed into the service of the pirates as cabin boy.
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