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The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea (2 ed.)

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2007
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a ship's name made famous for the mutiny which occurred on board. Originally a merchant ship called Bethia, the Bounty...

Bounty, Mutiny on the

Bounty, Mutiny on the (1789)   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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British mutiny that took place near Tonga in the South Pacific Ocean. Fletcher Christian led a rebellion against Captain William

William Bligh

William Bligh  

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(1754–1817)British admiral. He accompanied Captain Cook on his second voyage (1772–75). On a further visit to the South Pacific islands in 1788, his irascible temper and overbearing conduct provoked ...

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