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Ernest Shackleton: he made one of the greatest open-ocean small boat journeys ever recorded, saving every man of his stranded Antarctic expedition. This is second only to Capt. William Bligh's navigation of the Pacific in an open ships boat . . .

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Vice Admiral William Bligh, FRS, RN (9 September 1754 – 7 December 1817) was an officer of the British Royal Navy and a colonial administrator. Three historic mutinies occurred under his command: The HM Bounty, the Nore and the Run Rebillion in New South Whales. Yet he was considered a capital seaman and good comander.

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Haitian Fritters Recipe

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William Bligh, Notebook and list of Bounty mutineers, 1789, starting with the name of Fletcher Christian...

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Daily Question # 361

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

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Star-Crossed Captain: Vice Admiral William Bligh

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William Bligh, pictured in his 1792 account of the Mutiny voyage, A Voyage to the South Sea.

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