The Life of Vice-Admiral William Bligh George Mackaness

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Published: 1931

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The Life of Vice-Admiral William Bligh  by  George Mackaness

The Life of Vice-Admiral William Bligh by George Mackaness
1931 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 780 pages | ISBN: | 4.18 Mb

2 Volumes bound as 1.Vice Admiral William Bligh, FRS, RN (9/9/1754–12/7/1817) was an officer of the British Royal Navy & a colonial administrator. A historic mutiny occurred during his command of HMS Bounty in 1789. Bligh & his loyal men madeMore2 Volumes bound as 1.Vice Admiral William Bligh, FRS, RN (9/9/1754–12/7/1817) was an officer of the British Royal Navy & a colonial administrator. A historic mutiny occurred during his command of HMS Bounty in 1789. Bligh & his loyal men made a remarkable voyage to Timor, after being set adrift in the Bountys launch by the mutineers.

Fifteen years after the Bounty mutiny, he was appointed Governor of New South Wales in Australia, with orders to clean up the corrupt rum trade of the New South Wales Corps, resulting in the so-called Rum Rebellion.



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