Mutiny on the Bounty: To the Ends of the Earth and Back
Revolutions • 24m
In early 1789, Captain Bligh in the South Pacific suffered a mutiny among his crew on HMS Bounty. Put to sea with a small group of loyal sailors in one of the ship's boats, what followed was one of the epic stories of maritime history. For more than 40 days, Bligh and his men sailed across open Pacific waters until they reached safety. Dan Snow meets up with yachtsman Conrad Humphreys and Dr Robert Blyth, curator at Royal Museums Greenwich, to learn more about HMS Bounty, the mutiny and the extraordinary sea voyage that followed for Bligh and his small band of followers.
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