An Englishman called Wite was captured and charged with piracy along with two Jerseymen,
1642-1651English Civil War 12 privateers licensed by George Carteret take 125 prizes
1689King William III bans all trade with France.
1692-97The eight Jersey privateers captured 46 prizes.
1703-1711In the period 1703-1711 there were 38 Jersey privateers which took 151 prizes.
1757Captain Le Cronier of La Defiance captures 9 prizes worth 486,440 livres
1778According to a French Commander in Cherbourg over 150 prizes were taken by Jersey privateers in
1793-179542 Jersey boats were captured by French privateers. This was two thirds of the island's shipping.
1798The privateer Herald engages three French ships in the Bay of Naples.
1806258 Jersey seamen held as prisoners of war by the French.
In two months Robert Surcouf, a corsair (privateer) from St Malo, captured prizes worth nearly
1856Declaration of Paris specifically bans privateering.
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