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Destruction of Barbossa's fleet


Race to the Black rock island

Escape from Saint Martin
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Quest for the Trident of Poseidon




Saint Martin Town, Saint Martin


Pirate victory. Successful liberation of Jack Sparrow and Carina Smyth from the British authorities.


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Crew of the Dying Gull
Henry Turner


British Royal Navy

Joshamee Gibbs

John Scarfield


Crew of the Dying Gull

British soldiers
Citizens of Saint Martin



Dozens of British Soldiers

"I knew you'd come crawling back, traitor."
"The Turner boy gave us ten silver pieces to save your neck."
"Then I bestow upon you the honor of saving me. For a small donation."
"You expect us to pay you to save you?"
Jack Sparrow and Joshamee Gibbs[src]

The Escape from Saint Martin was an attempt of Henry Turner and Jack Sparrow's former crew to save Carina Smyth and Jack Sparrow from the British authorities on the island of Saint Martin.


"An army of dead are coming straight for you, Jack. The Trident of Poseidon is your only hope. Do we have an accord?"
Henry Turner to Jack Sparrow[src]

Following the unsuccessful bank robbery in Saint Martin, Captain Jack Sparrow was deserted by his crew. Alone, Jack gave up on the pirate's life and traded his magical compass for a bottle of rum. His reckless action resulted in the liberation of the infamous Spanish pirate hunter Armando Salazar and his ghostly crew from the cursed waters of the Devil's Triangle. Shortly after Jack was arrested by the authorities.

Jack Sparrow and Carina Smyth were both sentenced to death, as they were believed to be a pirate and a witch, respectively. As Sparrow was dragged to his death, he met one of his relatives. After a brief conversation, in which his uncle told him to ask for the executioner Victor because he had the softest hands, Sparrow was dragged out to his death machine. Lieutenant John Scarfield and his crew had front row seats along with Mayor Dix and his wife as Jack was taken to the gallows in a carriage. When a Royal marine inquired how he wanted to die, Jack inadvertently ended up accidentally asking for a guillotine.[2]

Because he was sentenced to be decapitated, Jack was carried atop the gallows, while Carina was prepared to be hung. After a long argument between Smith and Sparrow over who was to die first, it was decided that they would both die at the same time. Henry Turner arrived and fought several guards, but was soon captured. Scarfield ordered his men to prepare another noose, Turner revealed that he was simply a diversion; as the executioner prepared to pull the lever to execute Sparrow, the crew of the Dying Gull revealed themselves, firing a cannon that inflicted heavy damage upon the gallows, which sent the executioner flying and caused the guillotine to begin to spin around with Sparrow still in it.[2]


The pirate crew prepares to fire a cannon.

"Did you really think you could defeat us, boy?"
"No, sir. I'm just a diversion. Fire!
John Scarfield and Henry Turner[src]

As Pike, Bollard and Marty dispensed with the guards surrounding the gallows, Scrum ran up to rescue Carina Smyth. When he attempted to kick the executioner, he was blown backwards due to the man's immense strength. However, Carina was able to send him tumbling off of the gallows with a single swift kick. Scrum was then confronted by a guard, who attempted to hang Carina, but was soon knocked down by Scrum. However, as he bowed to Carina, he accidentally pulled the lever. Luckily, Henry was able to catch Carina.[2]

The guillotine continued to spin around until Jack came flying off, and was rescued by Gibbs. As Scarfield was about to kill Henry and Carina, Jack and his crew arrived and knocked him over the head with a piece of wood. The result of the battle was that both Turner and Smyth were taken prisoner aboard the Dying Gull.[2]


"Captain. Do you really think we can find the Trident?"
"Master Gibbs, you old worrywart, there's nothing to be concerned about at all. What could possibly go wrong, eh?
Joshamee Gibbs and Jack Sparrow[src]

The pirates managed to launch the ship, setting sail for the Trident of Poseidon.[2]

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