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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Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) Set in 1787, director Frank Lloyd puts Gable into the role of Fletcher Christian, who helps partake in a mutiny against the tyrannical ship captain Bligh (Charles Laughton), leading the crew to freedom as they hijack the ship.
1817: Captain Bligh, captain of mutiny ship The Bounty, died in London.
Ironically, King was replaced by a man who already had a bad record with mutineers: the infamous Captain Bligh of the Bounty would become Governor Bligh of the Rum Rebellion.
Captain Bligh may have gotten things done, but his crew would likely not give him a Best Boss coffee mug.
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He says to drop anchor at Deal and Flinders Islands or Killiecrankie Bay is special, as is Adventure Bay, where Captain Cook and Captain Bligh stopped and sheltered after crossing the Southern Ocean.
Shell collectors emerged in all walks of life; Elizabeth, wife of Captain Bligh, who sailed with Captain Cook and whose shells were sold after her death in 1822, is one; a Miss Pocock who collected shells along the Welsh coast for Edward Donovan, the authority on British shells, another.
The two met and hit it off during the filming of The Bounty – the 1984 version of the Mutiny On The Bounty adventure – when Mel Gibson was Fletcher Christian, Hopkins starred as Captain Bligh and John was one of the seamen.
While Captain Bligh promised to regain the Ashes on England's subsequent tour to Australia in 1882-83, the phrase did not catch on, despite him keeping his promise, until 20 years later when Pelham Warner similarly met a promise to bring home the trophy.
There have been no Captain Bligh sightings yet, no verbal floggings, and the controversies have all been minor.
GUILE, Melanie Eyre's Expedition Across the Nullarbor ISBN 9781420293531 SC1S 1546041; Captain Bligh and the Rum Rebellion ISBN 9781420293524 SCIS 1546469; Mary MacKillop's Path to Sainthood ISBN 9781420293494 SCIS 1525520 32pp $31.