December 7, 1817: Death of William Bligh. Bligh is best-known for the mutiny that occurred during his command of the HMS Bounty in 1789, but it was not his only brush with disaster. Earlier, he had been a member of Captain Cook's last, and fatal, voyage. In 1797, he was one of the captains subject to the Spithead Mutiny. And, in while Governor of New South Wales, a conflict between Bligh and the colonists resulted in the Rum Rebellion of 1808.

December 7, 1817: Death of William Bligh. Bligh is best-known for the mutiny that occurred during his command of the HMS Bounty in 1789, but it was not his only brush with disaster. Earlier, he had been a member of Captain Cook's last, and fatal, voyage. In 1797, he was one of the captains subject to the Spithead Mutiny. And, in while Governor of New South Wales, a conflict between Bligh and the colonists resulted in the Rum Rebellion of 1808.

William Bligh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William Bligh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William Bligh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William Bligh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William Bligh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William Bligh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Star-Crossed Captain: Vice Admiral William Bligh

Star-Crossed Captain: Vice Admiral William Bligh

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William Bligh - Teacher notes

William Bligh - Teacher notes

William Bligh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William Bligh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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

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

HMS Bounty Wooden Tall Ship Model 37"" Sailboat William Bligh Boat

HMS Bounty Wooden Tall Ship Model 37" Sailboat William Bligh Boat

HMS Bounty Wooden Tall Ship Model 37"" Sailboat William Bligh Boat

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