**Post-edit**

*Captain Jack must tell the crews how many chests he is going to give them before he opens up the chests.*

>! Captain Jack doesn't want chests, he wants coin. The crew can have all 2015 chests after the gold and silver has been removed.

**Pre-edit**

Assuming he can't remove any gold or silver in addition to not being able to transfer, the maximum number of chests he could give is 

>!2014. 

Example, 

>!chest 1 has 2014 gold and 2014 silver, and the remaining chests have 1g and 1 silver each.