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The proliferation of privateers, however, infuriated Continental Navy commanders such as John Paul Jones. PHOEBE BUFFAY OH MY EYES MY EYES POSTER. Not only did the reluctance of privateers to take enemy prisoners make it more difficult to negotiate swaps for the return of American sailors, but privateers lured many seamen away from the navy with the prospects of better pay, shorter enlistment periods and engagements with unarmed merchant ships instead of the fearsome warships of the Royal Navy.