Abram A. Heller - USCG rescue swimmer who went head-first into a brutal storm on the Bering Sea and saved 8 men from a deadly shipwreck.
Max Hardberger - This guy steals $10 million cargo ships from pirates. Professionally.
Grace O'Malley - The Pirate Queen of Connaught.
Megalodon - The most terrifying thing ever.
Dudley Morton - WWII U.S. submarine commander who once destroyed an enemy ship with Molotov cocktails.
Blas de Lezo - One-armed, one-eyed, one-legged, pirate-hunting Admiral of the Spanish Navy.
Lothar von Arnauld - The most successful submarine commander ever.
The Kraken - What has two giant eyes, eight legs, a couple tentacles, and an insatiable thirst for human blood?
Edward Low - The Caribbean's bloodiest and most brutal pirate.
Hayreddin Barbarossa - The peasant who became a pirate, and then became the Grand Admiral of the Turkish Navy.
Winston Churchill - The greatest British ruler since the days of King Arthur.
Edwin J. Hill - Navy Boatswain saved his ship from destruction during the raid on Pearl Harbor.
Michael Groves - One man fought off a dozen Somali pirates with a fire hose.
Captain James Macrae - In the face of a dick load of pirates, Macrae fought tooth and nail to keep his crew safe.
Alexander Selkirk - Stranded on an island for four years and not acting like a little bitch made this guy so awesome Daniel Defoe wrote Robinson Crusoe after him.
Yi Soon Shin - Kickass Korean admiral and major thorn in Japan's balls during the 16th century.
Anne Bonny - A pirate with breasts. And balls.
Sir Francis Drake - Took down the Spanish Armada with nothing but ambition and a bunch of ships he set on fire.
John Paul Jones - The most balls-out naval commander in American history.
Dan Daly - One of only two people to receive the medal of honor twice.
Odysseus - The Trojan war wasn't even enough of an adventure for this guy.
Eric Nerhus - Eaten by a shark and survived. By a SHARK.
Ching Shih - A female pirate in charge of a fleet so powerful it kicked the shit out of the Chinese Imperial Navy.
François l'Olonnais - The cruelest, most despised pirate on the Spanish Main.
Viktor Leonov - Spetsnaz Naval officer and two-time Hero of the Soviet Union.
Doris Miller - The ship's cook who manned the .50 cal during Pearl Harbor.
Henry Morgan - The pirate who became an Admiral.
Ernest Henry Shackleton - Probably the most insane Antarctic explorer in history.
Moby-Dick - A gigantic evil Sperm Whale that crushes ships by ramming them with his face.
David H. Jarvis - Coast Guard hero crossed 1500 miles through the Arctic in the dead of winter to save 250 stranded sailors.
Bartholomew Roberts - The most successful and dangerous pirate to ever live.
Koxinga - The only pirate to ever be worshipped as a living God.
Michiel de Ruyter - Dutch Admiral who commanded ships in 7 wars and once stole the flagship of the English Navy from its home port.
Battle off Samar - With the American invasion of the Philippines hanging in the balance, seven daring destroyer captains desperately hurl themselves against the biggest Japanese battleship fleet ever put to sea.
Roald Amundsen - The first man to conquer the South Pole.
Harrison Okene - Nigerian ship's cook survives 60 hours trapped in an air bubble 100 feet below the surface.
Themistocles - Athenian commander who took on the full might of the Persian Navy in the final defense of his homeland.
Gonzalo Guerrero - Hardcore Spanish mercenary shipwrecks on the Mexican shore, becomes war leader of the Mayans.
Francis Marion - The Swamp Fox, this take-no-prisoners American guerrilla warrior made life miserable for British forces across South Carolina.
Hell Roaring Healy - A life-saving legend in the Coast Guard, the first African-American to command a U.S. government vessel, and the man who single-handedly patrolled the Alaska coastline for over 20 years.
Harald Fairhair - Badass Viking ruler with amazing hair who refused to cut his locks or trim his beard until he'd conquered every minor kingdom in Norway.
Erik the Red - A convicted Viking mass-murderer somehow convinces 400 people to follow him to Greenland and let him rule as their Jarl.
Woodes Rogers - The man most responsible for single-handedly ending the Golden Age of Piracy in the Caribbean.
Jeanne de Clisson - When the King of France had her husband beheaded as a traitor, the "Tigress of Britanny" assembled a fleet of black-hulled warships and personally wreaked vengeance on the Crown.
Felix Von Luckner - World War I German commerce raider who sank 64,000 tons of British shipping and destroyed 14 vessels. With a three-masted old-school sailing ship. And without killing a single person.
Douglas Munro - The only U.S. Coast Guardsman to ever receive the Medal of Honor.