Tag Archives: Fletcher Christian

No-takers for Paradise?

A week or so ago I wrote about the famous mutiny on HMS Bounty and the island of Pitcairn in the South Pacific.  It turns out that though at one time the island was home to several hundred people, over the … Continue reading

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Captain Bligh, Fletcher Christian and The Mutiny on The Bounty

HMS Bounty was a small and rather unremarkable ship that was bought and re-fitted for the Royal Navy for a not particularly exciting mission but little did anyone onboard realise their names would go down in maritime history. It started … Continue reading

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