- William,1754–1817, British naval officer: captain of H.M.S. Bounty, the crew of which mutinied 1789.
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Contemporary Examples of bligh
Dillinger is the country boy gone wrong, and Hoover is another prissy remake of Captain Bligh as delivered by Charles Laughton.How Public Enemies Kills Its Gangsters
July 5, 2009
Historical Examples of bligh
One boat voyage only is recorded as being longer than Bligh's.
This must have brought him very near the latitude of Bligh's passage.
In the passage to Otaheite, Captain Bligh had several disturbances with his men.The Red True Story Book
Captain Bligh stamped with his foot and turned round when he heard this.Hurricane Hurry
The order was given sternly, for the boatswain was known to be friendly to Bligh.The Lonely Island
- William . 1754–1817, British admiral; Governor of New South Wales (1806–9), deposed by the New South Wales Corps: as a captain, commander of H.M.S. Bounty when the crew mutinied in 1789