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British Officer 4
Unknown
Biographical information
Gender

Male

Ethnic group

British

Eye color

Blue

Hair color

(Brown powdered wig)

Died

1751,[1] in the Devil's Triangle

Title(s)

Officer

Statistics
Ship(s) captained or crewed

Monarch

Battles

Battle in the Devil's Triangle

Affiliation

British Royal Navy
Crew of the Monarch

Behind the scenes
First appearance

Dead Men Tell No Tales

Last appearance

Dead Men Tell No Tales

Cause

Killed by the crew of the Silent Mary[2]

Portrayer

Unknown

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This man was an officer in the British Royal Navy, serving aboard the Monarch under Captain Toms during the early 1750s.

Biography Edit

The Hunt for the Ruddy Rose Edit

It is unknown when or why this man joined the British Royal Navy, but by 1751[1] he was serving aboard the powerful warship the Monarch under Captain Toms. The Monarch was eventually sent to hunt down the Ruddy Rose, a pirate barque stolen some time earlier from the Dutch by the fearsome Captain Bonnet. Sailing through the waters west of the Lesser Antilles[3] the British spotted their prey, immediately opening fire from their bow chasers, trying to sink the pirate vessel. In an attempt to escape, the pirates sailed for a huge rock formation with a large arch, hoping to find safety on the other side. The British followed the pirates toward the mysterious area.[2]

This officer was standing on the main deck with several other officers and soldiers when a young crew member named Henry Turner came from below, asking to speak with Captain Toms. Officer Cole reminded him that he wasn't allowed to speak with the captain, and the boy attempted to convince the officers not to follow the pirate ship, claiming that the area before the pirate ship was the infamous Devil's Triangle from which many ships never returned. However, the captain dismissed his warnings as mere superstition.[2]

When Henry asked the captain to change the course one more time, Cole ordered the crew to arrest him. The boy ran to the quarterdeck, trying to reach the wheel and change the ship's direction by force. This man ran after him and grabbed him, only to be knocked backwards and punched in the face. As this officer recovered from his injury, Henry was caught and dragged away by Petty Officer Maddox and two Royal Marines into the brig.[2]

However, once the Monarch entered the Devil's Triangle, the wind slowly died, leaving the British ship at the mercy of waves. However, a moment later Captain Toms realized that a shipwreck was somehow sailing straight for the Monarch. Toms ordering the crew to open fire, but it was too late, because the terrible and ghostly Capitán Armando Salazar and his undead crew quickly boarded the Monarch, annihilating the crew and setting fire to the ship. This man was killed during the attack.[2]

Behind the scenes Edit

  • This character was uncredited in Dead Men Tell No Tales.
  • The officer's death wasn't clearly shown in Dead Men Tell No Tales nor any tie-in material. However, another crew member of the Monarch, Henry Turner, was clearly called "the only survivor of the Monarch", which confirms the officer's death in the Devil's Triangle.

 Appearances Edit

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