In this episode of Half-Arsed History, hear the story of the Mutiny on the Batavia, when a Dutch ship ran aground off the coast of Western Australia and ended up with a murderous psychopath in charge, resulting in treachery, betrayal, and of course ‘orrible murder.
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Image: Unknown. Approaching the Islands. 1647. Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney, Australia. Via ANMM.