Davy Jones is a fictional character in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. He appears as the main antagonist of Dead Man's Chest and as a secondary antagonist in At World's End. Davy Jones is the captain of the Flying Dutchman , roaming the seas in search of souls to serve upon his vessel for a century. In the story, his original purpose was to carry souls of those who died at sea from this world to the next on his vessel. He was charged with this duty by his one true love, a sea goddess named Calypso. For every ten years at sea he could spend one day on land to be with her. Ten years after first being charged with the duty, Jones prepared to be reunited with his true love, but became heartbroken and enraged when she did not show. Unable to deal with the sadness of Calypso's betrayal, he cut out his heart and placed it in a chest, burying it on the plague island Isla Cruces. This chest became known as the Dead Man's Chest, the primary object being sought after in the second film. Jones then abandoned his duties, and instead ruled the seas as a tyrant with a damned crew bound by oath to serve aboard the Dutchman for one hundred years each. Because Jones and his crew broke their oath on the Dutchman to ferry lost souls, a curse slowly transformed them into sea monsters.