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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No's 98-102 Lambeth Road, formerly 2-4 Durham Place, a Georgian Terrace, built in c 1794. Number 100 was the residence of Captain William Bligh 1754-1817, central figure in the mutiny on the "Bounty". He was buried in the churchyard at St. Mary at Lambeth.
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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."