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On this day 14th June,1789 English Captain William Bligh and 18 others, cast adrift from the H.M.S Bounty reached Timor after travelling nearly 4,000 miles in a small, open boat, The Bounty had been sailing from Tahiti when crew members mutinied

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Ernest Shackleton: he made one of the greatest open-ocean small boat journeys ever recorded, saving every man of his stranded Antarctic expedition. This is second only to Capt. William Bligh's navigation of the Pacific in an open ships boat . . .

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William Blight, 1792: "... I have lost the Bounty ... on the 28 April at day light in the morning Christian having the morning watch. He with others came into my Cabin while I was asleep, and seizing me, holding Bayonets at my Breast, tied my Hands behind my back, & threatened instant destruction if I uttered a word ... I was dragged on Deck in my Shirt & closely guarded. I demanded of Christian the case of such a violent act ... but he could only answer – "not a word sir or you are Dead."

Great Britons: William Bligh – Infamous for the Mutiny on the Bounty But Sold Short by History

This day in 1789 - Captain William Bligh of the HMS Bounty arrived in Timor in a small boat.

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'Mr Peckover, what number of men did you see under arms?' Rare copy of minutes of court martial of HMS Bounty mutineers revealed after 221 years

'Mr Peckover, what number of men did you see under arms?' 'Christian Fletcher upon deck with a bayonet': Rare copy of mins. of court martial of HMS Bounty mutineers revealed after 221 years.sailors commandeered Bounty in 1789, against capt.William Bligh.Testimony includes that of ship's gunner, William Peckover & Bligh's written testimony.Document names 10 defendants & charges faced. 3 of the mutineers were hanged, 4 were acquitted&4were pardoned. Document expected to fetch £30,000 at…

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Aitutaki 1974 William Bligh's Discovery of Aitutaki Set Fine Mint

Aitutaki William Bligh's Discovery of Aitutaki Set Fine Mint SG 114/9 Scott 96/101a Other South Pacific and British Commonwealth Stamps HERE!

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Aitutaki 1973 Silver Wedding Coinage Set Fine Mint

Aitutaki William Bligh's Discovery of Aitutaki Set Fine Mint SG 114/9 Scott 96/101a Other Aitutaki Stamps HERE

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