William Bligh


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Noun1.William Bligh - British admiralWilliam Bligh - British admiral; was captain of the H.M.S. Bounty in 1789 when part of the crew mutinied and set him afloat in an open boat; a few weeks later he arrived safely in Timor 4,000 miles away (1754-1817)
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1804 - Vice-Admiral William Bligh ends siege of Fort Amsterdam, Willemstad
1513: The Battle of Flodden Field was fought near Branxton in Northumberland, in which James IV of Scotland was defeated and killed by English 1754: William Bligh, captain of the Bounty, was born.
1513 The Battle of Flodden Field was fought near Branxton in Northumberland, in which James IV of Scotland was defeated and killed by English troops under Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey 1963 Scotland's Jim Clark became the world's youngest motor racing champion at the age of 27 1754 William Bligh, captain of the Bounty, was born.
Captain William Bligh of 'Mutiny on the Bounty' fame was, in the early 19th century, one of those invited to solve the long-standing problems of providing shipping with a safe, straight and deep approach into Dublin.
Captain William Bligh earned his place in history on the infamous HMS Bounty after he and his loyal men were set adrift by mutineers in 1789.
The crew staged a mutiny on the voyage from Tahiti to the Caribbean led by Fletcher Christian and placed Captain William Bligh adrift.
They are the things of movies and literature; William Bligh, Fletcher Christian, a little boat called Bounty and the like.
In 1789, there was a mutiny on the HMS Bounty as rebelling crew members of the British ship, led by Fletcher Christian, set the captain, William Bligh, and 18 others adrift in a launch in the South Pacific.
Captain Bligh and the Rum Rebellion puts together the momentous events in 1807-08 of the overthrow of Governor William Bligh by John Macarthur and his friends of the New South Wales Corps.
Aimed at a young adult audience, these mini biographies represent mostly British military men such as Lawrence of Arabia, William Bligh, and Winston Churchill, however several Americans are also included.
Sailors overpowered the captain, William Bligh, and cast him adrift in the ship's lifeboat.