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Some famous & indeed, infamous captains from history, be they real or fictional?

Asked by ucme (50021points) May 8th, 2012

Could be from the armed forces, or sporting skippers, maybe good old captain caveman gets a look in.

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rebbel's avatar

Ali ‘The Captain’ Carter

Pied_Pfeffer's avatar

Capt. Daniel Gregg from The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Capt. Von Trapp from The Sound of Music

Hawaii_Jake's avatar

Captain Ahab from Moby Dick

ucme's avatar

@rebbel Beaten finalist in yesterdays repeat of the 2008 snooker final, good call.
@Pied_Pfeffer Ahh, Von Trapp, edelweiss & all that schmaltz
@Hawaii_Jake Nice one matey.

WestRiverrat's avatar

Captain Frederick Vanderdecken of the Flying Ducthman.

ucme's avatar

@WestRiverrat Deserves a nod for his surname alone.

WillWorkForChocolate's avatar

Captain Jack Mutherfuckin Sparrow

lillycoyote's avatar

Captain Crunch

WillWorkForChocolate's avatar

Captain Morgan! Let us not forget the rum captain, he’s my favorite!

lillycoyote's avatar

The Star Trek Captains

Captain Kirk
Captain Picard
Captain Sisko
Captain Janeway
Captain Archer

ucme's avatar

@WillWorkForChocolate Would you like to play “mummies & daddies” with Capn Sparrow then? :¬)

WillWorkForChocolate's avatar

Why, yes sir, yes I would.

ucme's avatar

Tawt as much.

lillycoyote's avatar

Two more captains, in the infamous category, mutiny inspiring category, one real, one fictional,

William Bligh, of the HMS Bounty

and one of my favorite “crazy captains” and one of my favorite Bogart performances, the infamous

Captain Queeg

lillycoyote's avatar

OMG! I forgot Captain Kangaroo!

rebbel's avatar

And of course Captain Iglo.

WestRiverrat's avatar

Captain Quint from Jaws.

Sunny2's avatar

Captain Midnight (Think old radio shows.)

lloydbird's avatar

Captain Birdseye.

lillycoyote's avatar

There’s also, both the captain of the Love Boat, Captain Stubbing

and The Love Boat Captain

Michael_Huntington's avatar

That guy from Das Boot

Berserker's avatar

Gotta love Captain Rhodes from Day of the Dead. I aspire to be able to swear as magnificently as he does, some day.

AngryWhiteMale's avatar

Captain America

AngryWhiteMale's avatar

Captain Edward Smith, of RMS Titanic.

Captain Hook

Captain Blood

Captain Haddock (from Tintin)

WestRiverrat's avatar

How could we forget Captain Caveman?

Michael_Huntington's avatar

@Symbeline I can’t be the only one who hates Rhodes…

Berserker's avatar

@Michael_Huntington I’m sure you aren’t. Guy is a massive prick. XD

ucme's avatar

@WestRiverrat My details suggest I didn’t…..forget.
@lloydbird Gotta love those fish fingers.

WestRiverrat's avatar

@ucme but you didn’t link it.

ucme's avatar

Yeah, but those who know & love Capn Caveman don’t need no link….boyah!

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