Episode 46: Mutiny on the Bounty, Part 1

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, hear about the leadup to and execution of the famous Mutiny on the Bounty, when malcontent British sailors seized control of a British vessel from their captain, William Bligh.

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Image: Dodd, Robert. The Mutineers turning Lt Bligh and part of the Officers and Crew adrift from His Majesty’s Ship the Bounty, 29th April 1789. 2nd October, 1790. Hand-coloured aquatint. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Via Wikimedia.

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