William Bligh

William Bligh

Born: September 9, 1754

Died: December 7, 1817

Nationality: British

Occupation: Soldier

Biography: Vice Admiral William Bligh, FRS, RN was an officer of the British Royal Navy and a colonial administrator. A notorious mutiny occurred during his command of HMS Bounty in 1789; Bligh and his loyal men made a remarkable voyage to Timor, after being set adrift in the Bounty's launch by the mutineers.

Source/Notes: A Voyage to the South Sea, for the Purpose of Conveying the Bread-fruit Tree to the West Indies: In His Majesty's Ship the Bounty, Commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh (2013 edition), Cambridge University Press - ISBN: 9781108057714
Source/Notes: The Mutiny on the Bounty (2004 edition), Digireads.com Publishing - ISBN: 9781420923933
Source/Notes: Bligh and the Bounty: his narrative of the voyage to Otaheite with an account of the mutiny and of his boat journey to Timor (1936 edition)

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Source/Notes: The Mutiny on the Bounty (2004 edition), Digireads.com Publishing - ISBN: 9781420923933

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Source/Notes: A Voyage to the South Sea, for the Purpose of Conveying the Bread-fruit Tree to the West Indies: In His Majesty's Ship the Bounty, Commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh (2013 edition), Cambridge University Press - ISBN: 9781108057714
Source/Notes: A Voyage to the South Sea, for the Purpose of Conveying the Bread-fruit Tree to the West Indies: In His Majesty's Ship the Bounty, Commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh (2013 edition), Cambridge University Press - ISBN: 9781108057714