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Jimmylegs
Jimmy Legs
Biographical information
Gender

Male

Eye color

Blue

Height

6' 3"

Weight

217 ibs

Title(s)

Boatswain

Also known as

Bosun

Statistics
Weapon(s) owned

Cutlass
Cat o' nine tails

Ship(s) captained or crewed

Flying Dutchman

Affiliation

Davy Jones
William Turner

Behind the scenes
First appearance

Dead Man's Chest

Latest appearance

At World's End

Cause

Reverted back to his human form[1]

Portrayer

Christopher Adamson

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"The bosun prides himself on cleaving flesh from bone, with every swing."
Bootstrap Bill Turner to William Turner[src]

Jimmy Legs was the bosun aboard the Flying Dutchman, under the command of Captain Davy Jones. He was known as a harsh taskmaster, and took sadistic pleasure in demanding the impossible from the crew.[2]

Biography

"Impeding me my duties? You'll share the punishment."
―Jimmy Legs to Bootstrap Bill Turner[src]

Jimmy Legs, along with the rest of the crew, was transformed during his servitude aboard the Flying Dutchman, taking on the appearance of various aquatic flora and fauna. He had the face of a stonefish and a fin protruded from his back. His mouth was similar to that of a piranha and his right boot became fused to his leg. In combat he preferred a cutlass with a large, cup-shaped handguard.[2] He commonly wielded a cat o' nine tails aboard the Flying Dutchman, inflicting punishment on crewmen who failed to fulfill his harsh orders. Such was his ferocity, he was known to cleave flesh from bone with every lash of his whip.

Jimmy Legs

Jimmy Legs on Isla Cruces.

While serving aboard the Flying Dutchman, Will Turner incurred Jimmy Legs' wrath when he and his father Bootstrap Bill caused damage to the deck by dropping a cannon they were supposed to be hoisting. The boatswain was ready to lash Will with his whip, but Bootstrap intervened, whipping his son himself in order to spare Will from Jimmy Legs' excruciating punishment. Jimmy Legs also used his whip on the crew turning the Kraken Hammer during the attacks on the Edinburgh Trader and the Black Pearl.

Jimmy Legs was part of the group sent to Isla Cruces to ensure Jack Sparrow did not claim the Dead Man's Chest, and fought against Elizabeth Swann and her companions. He would later meet Swann again, following the attack on the Empress, when he locked her and her crew in the brig of the Flying Dutchman. He found her attempts to locate Bootstrap Bill cruelly amusing.

Following the death of Davy Jones, Jimmy Legs bore the Dead Man's Chest while Bootstrap Bill Turner carved out his son's heart. When Will took command of the Flying Dutchman, Jimmy Legs reverted back to his human form along with his shipmates.[1]

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vdeCrew of the Flying Dutchman
Captain: Davy Jones
Flying Dutchman
AnglerBroondjongenBrinescumCannon ArmClankerCrashElectric ArmFinneganGreenbeard
HadrasJellyJerichoJimmy LegsKelpbrainKolenikoMaccusManrayMoreyOgilveyOld Haddy
PalificoPenrodPiperQuartermasterQuittanceRatlinTorrentsTurtlemanTwo Head
UrchinUrchinfistWheelbackWyvern

Captain: Davy Jones
Flying Dutchman
AnglerBroondjongenBrinescumCannon ArmClankerCrashElectric ArmFinneganGreenbeard
HadrasJellyJerichoJimmy LegsKelpbrainKolenikoMaccusManrayMoreyOgilveyOld Haddy
PalificoPenrodPiperQuartermasterQuittanceRatlinBoostrap Bill TurnerTurtlemanTwo Head
UrchinUrchinfistWheelbackWyvern


Captain: Davy Jones
Flying Dutchman
AnglerBroondjongenBrinescumCannon ArmClankerCrashElectric ArmFinneganGreenbeard
HadrasJellyJerichoJimmy LegsKelpbrainKolenikoMaccusManrayMoreyOgilveyOld Haddy
PalificoPenrodPiperQuartermasterQuittanceRatlinBootstrap Bill TurnerWill Turner
TurtlemanTwo HeadUrchinUrchinfistWheelbackWyvern


Captain: Davy Jones (controlled by Lord Cutler Beckett)
Flying Dutchman
Admiral James NorringtonAnglerBroondjongenBrinescumCannon ArmClankerCrashElectric Arm
FinneganGreenbeardHadrasJellyJerichoJimmy LegsKelpbrainKolenikoMaccusManray
Ian MercerMoreyMullroyMurtoggOgilveyOld HaddyPalificoPenrodPiperQuartermaster
QuittanceRatlinBootstrap Bill TurnerTurtlemanTwo HeadUrchinUrchinfistWheelbackWyvern


Captain: Will Turner
Flying Dutchman
AnglerBroondjongenCannon ArmClankerCrashFinneganGreenbeardHadrasJellyJimmy LegsKolenikoMaccusManrayMoreyOgilveyOld HaddyPalificoPenrodPiperQuittanceRatlinBootstrap Bill TurnerTurtlemanTwo HeadUrchinWheelbackWyvern
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