Mutiny on the Bounty

For other uses, see Mutiny on the Bounty (disambiguation).

The Mutiny on the Bounty was a real-life mutiny aboard the HMAV Bounty on April 28, 1789, lead by Fletcher Christian against the ship's captain, William Bligh.


  • ... the wreck of the Batavia provides the greatest dramatic tragedy in Australian history, beside which the Mutiny on the Bounty is an anaemic tale.
    • Thomas Davies Mutch, in a private letter to Henrietta Drake-Brockman, 1947. Published in the Foreword to Drake-Brockman's 1963 Voyage to Discovery.
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