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1754, Sep 91817, Dec 7
an officer of the British Royal Navy and a colonial administrator. He is best remembered for the historic mutiny which occurred during his command of HMS Bounty in 1789; Bligh and his loyal men made a remarkable voyage to Timor, 3,618 nautical miles (6,701 km; 4,164 mi), after being set adrift in Bounty's launch by the mutineers.
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04/28/1789-Fletcher Christian leads Mutiny on the HMS Bounty against Captain William Bligh
06/14/1789-Captain William Bligh's Bounty mutiny survivors reach Timor
01/31/1804-British Vice-Admiral William Bligh's fleet reaches Curacao 
02/26/1804-Vice-Admiral William Bligh ends siege of Fort Amsterdam, Willemstad 
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Fletcher Christian
the master's mate on board HMS Bounty during William Bligh's voyage to Tahiti for breadfruit plants. In the mutiny on the...
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