Views of Bligh's islands

Bligh, William, 1754-1817
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MS 6423
17 ms. views on 1 sheet : ill. ; 41.4 x 53.4 cm.
William Bligh, son of Francis and Jane Bligh, was born at Plymouth in 1754. In 1776 he was appointed master of the Resolution under the command of Captain James Cook and in 1787 took command of the Bounty on an expedition to the West Indies. The crew, under Fletcher Christian, mutinied in 1789. Bligh became Governor of N.S.W. in 1806. He was recalled to England in 1810 and in 1812 became Rear-Admiral of the White. He died in London in 1817.
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