A HMS Dudley B HMS Victoria C HMS Bounty
D HMS Royal 11.
| 1789: The crew of the HMS Bounty
, led by Fletcher Christian, mutinied in the Friendly Islands in the South Seas, sailing for the Pitcain Islands.
LOCKERBIE AND DISTRICT ROTARY CLUB Past president Alan Hanlin was the speaker at the meeting on February 18 when his topic was HMS Bounty
also known as HM Armed Ship Bounty.
1789 - Crew of HMS Bounty
, led by Fletcher Christian, stage mutiny against Captain William Bligh.
This was to be our story, a modern day recreation of Bligh's 4,000-mile open boat voyage from Tofua, where he was cast adrift from HMS Bounty
, to Timor, where he skilfully navigated the Bounty's launch through some of the world's most remote islands and treacherous reefs.
1789: The crew of HMS Bounty
, led by acting lieutenant Fletcher Christian, mutinied against commanding lieutenant William Bligh in the Friendly Islands in the South Seas: some would eventually settle on the Pitcairn Islands, where their descendants still live.
Captain William Bligh earned his place in history on the infamous HMS Bounty
after he and his loyal men were set adrift by mutineers in 1789.
Lashings are not administered like some wild man stripping the flesh off a prisoner with a cat 'o nine tails aboard the HMS Bounty
or like the whippings depicted in the film, "12 Years a Slave." Rather, in the context of a lashing, it's quite humane.
In 1789, there was a mutiny on the HMS Bounty
as rebelling crew members of the British ship, led by Fletcher Christian, set the captain, William Bligh, and 18 others adrift in a launch in the South Pacific.
thoMaS earnshaw (1749-1829) was a master english watchmaker whos chronometers travelled the world on notable voyages including hMS Bounty
and hMS Beagle which carried Charles Darwin to the Galapagos Islands.
A Puerto Rico B Hawaii C New Mexico D Alaska QUESTION 13 - for 13 points: On which Pacific island did the mutineers from HMS Bounty
land and eventually settle?
A The Flying Dutchman B HMS Bounty
C The Hispaniola D The Marie Celeste QUESTION 13 - for 13 points: What is the meaning of the Latin phrase 'tempus fugit'?