Captain Morgan Silver Spiced Rum 750 MLCaptain Morgan Rum traces its history back to 1945 when Seagrams CEO, Samuel Bronfman, negotiated the purchase of the Long Pond Distillery from the Jamaican Government and formed the Captain Morgan Rum Company. The companys iconic rum brand, Captain Morgans Original Spiced Rum was based upon a recipe purchased from two local Jamaican pharmacists, the Levy Brothers, who had developed the recipe using rum from the Long Pond Distillery. The brand is now owned by Diageo, and their Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum is the best-selling spiced rum in the world.Admiral, Sir Henry Morgan (Captain Morgan), was a Welsh privateer who attacked and plundered the Caribbean on behalf of, and with the written consent of (in the form of an English Letter of Marque), the Governor of Jamaica, Sir Thomas Modyford. Privateers at that time in history were essentially legal pirates who were allowed to attack and loot enemies of the state reaping the rewards from their plunder in lieu of pay. Sir Henry Morgan, was a skilled naval captain, a ruthless buccaneer, and one of the most successful privateers in the history of piracy earning a Knighthood for himself in 1674. Being one of the most famous legal Pirates in the history of the Caribbean.