- "Well, well. Seems our esteemed guest has deigned grace us wit' 'is presence! You might want to head back to your quarters. Top deck's no place for Tender Parnells."
- ―Graves to Haytham Kenway.[src]
On the second day of the trip, Hector spent time chatting with fellow crewmember Quill and Louis Mills on the ship deck. He later became involved in a brawl with Haytham Kenway, who defeated him. After being defeated again despite wielding a knife, he was stop by the ship's captain Samuel Smythe. He simply continued to go about his duties until the Providence reached the British American colonies. He was one of the many members of the crew that wished to mutiny against the captain, Samuel Smythe, but never did.