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Everyone has heard of Mutiny on the Bounty, the 1932 novel based the 1789 incident when Fletcher Christian led the crew of HMS Bounty in a mutiny against the supposedly tyrannical Captain Bligh.

25th June, 2005

Everyone has heard of Mutiny on the Bounty, the 1932 novel based the 1789 incident when Fletcher Christian led the crew of HMS Bounty in a mutiny against the supposedly tyrannical Captain Bligh.

A bestseller in its day, the book served as the basis for three films, but here's the interesting bit, a strong contributory factor to the mutiny was Captain Bligh's habit of reserving space and fresh water for the plants he was taking back to...

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