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The Mutiny That Founded A Nation (Bounty Mutiny of 1789), Part 2

February 21, 2022

The Mutiny That Founded A Nation (Bounty Mutiny of 1789), Part 2
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The crew of the HMS Bounty were free from their hated captain, but what now?

Their old lives were over. And the ferocious Polynesians weren't interested in sharing their islands with British sailors.

As the crewmembers couple up with the few women aboard, resentment simmers when there aren't enough companions for everyone.

All the while, Christian Fletcher walks a tightrope as the crew begins to sour to his leadership.

Surely, somewhere in the boundless ocean there was a place for the mutineers to start afresh…

The bloody end to the mutiny of HMS Bounty.

Additional Reading / Sources:

Mutiny On The Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall

‘A Voyage to the South Sea - William Bligh

The Bounty - the true story of the mutiny of the bounty by Caroline Alexander 

On the Character of Captain James Cook by JC Beaglehole

Biography of William Bligh

Fragile Paradise, Fletcher Christian of the HMS Bounty by Gynn Christian 

Teehuteatuaonoa AKA Jenny's interview

William Blighs Court-martial and trial



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