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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.

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

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Lieutenant William Bligh Mutiny on the Bounty Maritime Explorer Timor Antique Print 1802 - Antiquarian Print Gallery