The New England Pirate Museum

Divide the Prize !

Using the "Article of Agreement", the crew, and the prize listed below, compute the share that each member of the crew would receive.

Article of Agreement

Captain and Quartermaster received two shares in a prize. Sailing Master, Boatswain, and Gunner receive one-and-one-half shares. Other officers one-and-one-quarter shares. Sailors, one share. If one lost a limb or became a cripple in the common service, one received more of a share.

The Crew

Captain, Quartermaster, Sailing Master, Boatswain, Gunner, seventeen sailors, and two additional officers. - No one was maimed during the capture.

The Prize