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I don't sail for the British Empire.
I am a member of the Order of Saint John of Jerusalem.
In this time period we are based out of Malta (since the holy land was lost before the golden age of piracy) and don't hold land or seek to conquer anything in the Caribbean.
None of that guild warfare stuff Marc posted a link to applies to what we are doing as we never signed that treaty.
Sorry, I saw Tiberias in the officer list on the manifest and thought it was you. My apologies. I wouldn't sail with the British as well.