English Ship is a musical theme composed by Hans Zimmer for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. It appeared as a track on the film's complete soundtrack.

Track descriptionEdit

English Ship Sample

Excerpt from the track, featuring Privateer Barbossa's theme.

This track features one majestic statement of Barbossa's adapted theme, with hints of the British theme. It is played as Hector Barbossa has the HMS Providence set sail to Whitecap Bay.


  • This track is also known as "Barbossa Seeks Heading" from the alternative track listing.
  • At just 22 seconds, this is the shortest track on the album.


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