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story of the good ship Bounty and her mutineers. and Mutinies in the Highland regiments.

story of the good ship Bounty and her mutineers. and Mutinies in the Highland regiments.

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Published by William P. Nimmo in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bounty (Ship).

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMutinies in the Highland regiments.
    SeriesNimmo"s library of history, travel and adventure
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18676251M

    8 The Mutiny On HMS Hermione. One of the most violent mutinies in British naval history took place on the frigate HMS Hermione in The ship patrolled the seas of the West Indies, captained by Hugh Pigot. He was cruel and violent, renowned for lashing his crew members for minor slights. The Court-Martial of the Bounty Mutineers: An Account. by Douglas O. Linder. Captain Bligh and loyal crew members turned adrift from the Bounty (by Robert Dodd). The true story of the the mutiny on the Bounty is far more complicated than suggested by film versions of the event, which have emphasized the gratuitous cruelty of the ship's captain, William Bligh.

    The Story of the Indian Mutiny (). The books do not credit any person as the author, though likely written by David Herbert. Each with a black & white frontis illustration. These books were written with a younger reader in mind. The true story of the the mutiny on the Bounty is far more complicated than suggested by film versions of the event, which have emphasized the gratuitous cruelty of the ship's captain, William Bligh. The psychological drama that played out in the South Seas starring Bligh, the efficient disciplinarian, and his mate, the sensitive and proud Fletcher Christian, led to, among other things.

    In , the ship HMS Bounty sails from England to Tahiti (then called Otaheite) under the command of Captain William Bligh (played by Trevor Howard, an old-looking 49 at the time). Bligh, the historical figure, was 33 and the former sailing master with the great explorer Captain James Cook. ƒBligh's mission was to pick up breadfruit plants from Tahiti and transplant them to Jamaica as a food. The ship was HMS Bounty and the captain, one William Bligh. William Bligh was born in Plymouth on September 9th , and joined the Navy as young man aged He had a ‘colourful’ career, and was personally selected by Captain James Cook to be the sailing master of the Resolution on his second voyage around the world between


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Story of the good ship Bounty and her mutineers. and Mutinies in the Highland regiments Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from The Story of the Good Ship Bounty and Her Mutineers: And Mutinies in Highland Regiments This is one of the saddest and most eventful stories of mercan tile enterprise. It resulted from an attempt to find cheap food for slaves in the days when good King George III.

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THE STORY OF THE GOOD SHIP BOUNTY AND HER MUTINEERS AND MUTINIES IN HIGHLAND REGIMENTS. David Herbert. Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo and Co., Full Leather. A historical record of the Mutiny on the Bounty, as well as various mutinies by Highlander regiments. Previous owner’s name on a front flyleaf, else no marks of any kind.

Hardback edition,with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - decorated brown cloth boards, with pictorial on-lay of Sir Colin Campbell to front board, slightly rubbed to edges.

Internally clean. “The ship was named the Bounty: I was appointed to command her on the 16th of August ” -- William Bligh Mathematics, cartography and navigation were some of the skills needed to set out in sea in a square rigged vessel.

It could take a lifetime of training to acquire.4/5. The story of the good ship Bounty and her mutineers: and mutinies in Highland Regiments. Five years later, as she sought to set forth "The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty" (the book’s subtitle), she followed in the footsteps of earlier Bounty historians like Richard Hough, whose "Captain Bligh and Mister Christian" () first set forth the revisionist thesis that perhaps William Bligh was not such a villain, and Fletcher Cited by: the story of the good ship bounty and her mutineers THE STORY OF THE GOOD SHIP BOUNTY AND HER MUTINEERS AND MUTINIES IN HIGHLAND REGIMENTS bound together with THE STORY OF THE INDIAN MUTINY ().

The and versions of the film Mutiny on the Bounty portray William Bligh as being a harsh dictator upon this tiny ship, but the truth was Christian was young and some what tempestuous when he decided to mutiny.

The historical record has shown that Bligh was a fair captain and a great navigator, although he did have some what of a. Complete summary of James Norman Hall, Charles Nordhoff's Mutiny on the Bounty.

eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Mutiny on the Bounty. Mutiny on the Bounty, Years Ago pointed muskets and bayonets at the ship’s commander. The mutineers tied Bligh’s hands tightly behind his back and ordered him and 17 of his loyal crew.

The HMS Bounty's mutiny and Pitcain Island's story. The true story of mutiny on the Bounty. The true story of mutiny on the bounty and about the discovery of Pitcairn Island.

A dark and unusual story about mutiny. The true history of mutiny on the Bounty and Pitcairn Island. Unusual facts. Books about and relating to the mutiny which took place onboard HMV Bounty on the 28th April Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

More than two centuries after Master's Mate Fletcher Christian led a mutiny against Lieutenant William Bligh on a small, armed transport vessel called Bounty, the true story of this enthralling adventure has become obscured by the legend.

Combining vivid characterization and deft storytelling, Caroline Alexander shatters the centuries-old myths surrounding this story.5/5(5).

Mutiny on the Bounty: The true story of Captain Bligh's mutineers Save Author Caroline Alexander lifts the lid on what really happened on the fateful journey to Tahiti in Credit: Channel 4/Mutiny. There's something I don't get about this story.

At the end, when Fletcher Christian and the mutineers go to Pitcairn island because it's not charted on British naval maps, making it the perfect hideout, why do they then burn the HMS Bounty ship. Isn't that the stupidest move, to burn a big valuable ship like that and strand yourself on an island with no way out.

The true story of the Mutiny on the Bounty A review of Caroline Alexander's groundbreaking book on the events of when a crew led by Fletcher Christian seized control of the ship 5/5. This was the Mutiny on the Bounty. HMS Bounty was a royal Navy Vessel which left England in on a mission to collect and transport breadfruit plants from Tahiti to the West Indies.

She successfully made the journey, so the crew took a five-month layover in Tahiti, before setting off for England again. : THE STORY OF THE INDIAN MUTINY, Bound together with THE STORY OF THE GOOD SHIP BOUNTY AND HER MUTINEERS.

AND MUTINIES IN HIGHLAND REGIMENTS: Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and the corners. Corners are slightly bumped. This book contains both of these titles bound into one book. Nice decorative pictorial binding. Mutiny aboard the British Royal Navy ship HMS Bounty Fletcher Christian and the mutineers sent Lieutenant William Bligh and 18 others adrift; painting by Robert Dodd.

The mutiny on the Royal Navy vessel HMS  Bounty occurred in the south Pacific on 28 April. Three of the H.M.S. Bounty mutineers. October 29th, Headsman. On this date inthree men were hanged from the yardarms of the H.M.S. Brunswick in Portsmouth Harbor. Their crime was participating in that famous or infamous act of seaborne resistance, the Mutiny on the H.M.S.

Bounty. There are so many excellent resources already for enthusiasts of this adventure that .The Story of the Good Ship Bounty and Her Mutineers and Mutinies In Highland Regiments [and] The Story of the Indian Mutiny () Published by Li-Quor Tea Company, London () Used.Mutineers of the Bounty (French: Les Révoltés de la Bounty), translated in English by English writer W.

H. G. Kingston, is a short story by Jules Verne. The story is based on British documents about the Mutiny on the Bounty and was published in together with the novel The Begum's Fortune (Les cinq cents millions de la Bégum), as a part of the series Les Voyages Extraordinaires (The Author: Jules Verne.