|Ship(s) captained or crewed|
|Behind the scenes|
- "Did you find someone to plant aboard Sparrow's ship?"
"Yes, Mr. Beckett. One of the men I've used before, Samuel Newton by name, has agreed to sign on for the voyage. He's never sailed before, except as a passenger, but he was apprenticed to a carpenter, so he's got a very useful skill."
- ―Cutler Beckett and Ian Mercer
Samuel Newton was an Englishman in the employment of the East India Trading Company. As a personal spy of Ian Mercer, the right-hand man of Cutler Beckett, he joined the crew of the Wicked Wench under Captain Jack Sparrow.