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Vice Admiral William Bligh, FRS, RN (9 September 1754 – 7 December 1817) was an officer of the British Royal Navy and a colonial administrator. Three historic mutinies occurred under his command: The HM Bounty, the Nore and the Run Rebillion in New South Whales. Yet he was considered a capital seaman and good comander.


William Bligh, Notebook and list of Bounty mutineers, 1789, starting with the name of Fletcher Christian...


Daily Question # 361

The first ever Aust. political cartoon, showing the arrest of Gov. William Bligh (yes, he of the Mutany on the Bounty infamy) 1808 in a military coup known as the Rum Rebellion


Star-Crossed Captain: Vice Admiral William Bligh

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


The birth of Captain William Bligh, on this day 9th September, 1754. British naval officer who was the victim of two mutinies, the most famous was on the HMS Bounty which was taken over by Fletcher Christian. by B. Lowe