Captain Bligh


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Noun1.Captain Bligh - British admiralCaptain 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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It`'s not so much a cold, windswept journey along the river from Putney to Mortlake as Chariots Of Fire meets Captain Bligh.
Clark Gable and Charles Laughton starred as Fletcher Christian and Captain Bligh respectively and were both nominated for Oscars.
Those mariners are British sailor Arthur Phillip, French navigator Laperouse, Captain Bligh of the Bounty, Spaniard Alejandro Malaspina, George Vancouver, and cartographer Matthew Flinders.
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Captain Bligh was an autocratic character, and when the ship ran short of water he announced that the plants in the hold should have preference over the crew.
July 28: Mutiny On the Bounty (1935), Clark Gable and Charles Laughton, as noble Fletcher Christian and loathsome Captain Bligh, do fierce battle on a cruise to Tahiti.
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With Paul Collingwood showing all the skippering skills of Captain Bligh, it's no wonder Andrew Strauss is 7-4 favourite to lead England in their next Twenty20 match (in late August against the Aussies).
Anthony Hopkins and Mel Gibson (above) play Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian respectively in this epic, impressive retelling of the true-life mutiny on the Bounty, which saw a ship's crew rebel against their strict skipper during a trip to Tahiti in 1789.
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