cgraves67: Isn't it the case that any naval officer in command of a ship is referred to as Captain even if his rank is below that of Captain?
Sybarite: A commander in command of a vessel, which Horatio Magellan Crunch clearly is, would properly be addressed as "Captain."
BitwiseShift: Perhaps a man with an unlikely tattoo?
Mr. Coffee Nerves: At least Popeye -- ironically with one eye permanently closed and one eye beady and deep-seated -- only had localized hydro-encephalitis and a crippling iron deficiency.
RexTalionis: For instance, here's Sir Edward Pellew - he's wearing a late 18th century Captain's Uniform with two cuffbands.
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