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    Re: Captain Bligh's other mutiny
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2008 Jan 21, 17:08 +1100
    Actually it was worse than this, depending on where you think the voyage, or Bligh's responsibility for his men ended.
     
    From Timor they were all transported to the Dutch capital of Batavia, from where Bligh and only a couple of the especially well-favoured of the crew swiftly embarked upon the next ship back to Europe.  The rest of the crew was effectively abandoned, and most of them died there of fever, which was rife at the time.  Very few of these others ever made it back home, and if they did it was no thanks to Bligh, apart from that feat of getting them to Timor.

    On Jan 21, 2008 4:44 PM, Geoffrey Kolbe <geoffreykolbe---.com> wrote:

    Peter Fogg wrote [NavList 4431]
    >
    >But he did lose a single man, Geoffrey, at what I think was the first
    >landfall made, not so long after separating from the Bounty.

    I stand corrected. Thankyou for that.

    Geoffrey Kolbe


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