Bligh: a true account of mutiny aboard His Majesty's Ship Bounty

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International Marine Pub. Co., 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 210 pages
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On April 28, 1789, an impromptu mutiny unfolded in the remote reaches of the South Pacific. A British Admiralty vessel, H.M.S. Bounty, was commandeered by an aggrieved second-in-command, and her captain, William Bligh, was forced into an open boat with 19 other men and scant provisions. Here is the story of the events surrounding that fateful day, one of the most spellbinding accounts in maritime history.

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Published on the 200th anniversary of the mutiny on the Bounty, this is a well-researched, thorough historical narrative of the incident using ships' logs, personal diaries, and contemporary accounts ... Read full review

Contents

That Bastard Bligh of the Bounty
7
The Bounty and Her Men
16
Turned Back by the Horn
35
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