'I'm a pirate,' shouts ferry hijacker

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A British woman high on drugs and alcohol was jailed after she stole a passenger ferry and crashed into boats shouting ''I'm Jack Sparrow.''

Alison Whelan, 51, was on a two-day bender when she climbed onto the moored 100-seat vessel Dart Princess in Dartmouth, Devon, according to a report by The Telegraph.

She was heard shouting "I'm Jack Sparrow" and "I'm A Pirate" as she made her escape on the double-decker ferry.
But the boat then began hitting other vessels ''like a pinball machine'' — including a $113,000 catamaran, Torquay Magistrates Court in Devon heard.

''The amount of people called out to recover the boat and the damage caused to other vessels made it quite an expensive night," said one official.

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