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William Bligh My friend Jo worked on this. Joanne Wellington Co-Producer/ Project manager/ Factoids writer

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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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


WILLIAM BLIGH BAD LUCK On this day …….. 14th of June 1789 William Bligh was born in Plymouth, south-west England, on 9 September 1754. He was only 8 when he first went to sea. At age 22, he was chosen to join Captain Cook’s crew on the ‘Resolution’, and became commander of the ‘HMAV Bounty’ eleven years later. The […]

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Star-Crossed Captain: Vice Admiral William Bligh

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