Captain William Bligh

Captain William Bligh

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  • Captain William Bligh — [Captain William Bligh] (1754–1817) an officer in the British navy who is remembered because his men turned against him when he was the captain of a ship called HMS Bounty in the Pacific Ocean in 1789. Bligh was put in an open boat with 18 of his …   Useful english dictionary

  • William Bligh — Infobox Person name = William Bligh image size = 240px caption = 1814 portrait birth name = birth date = birth date|1754|09|09|df=y birth place = St Tudy, Cornwall, United Kingdom death date = death date and age|1817|12|7|1754|09|09|df=y death… …   Wikipedia

  • William Bligh — Retrato de 1814 Nacimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • William Bligh — (* wahrscheinlich am 9. September 1754 in Plymouth; † 7. Dezember 1817 in London) war britischer Seeoffizier und Gouverneur von New South Wales in Australien. Bekannt wurde er durch die Meuterei auf dem unter seinem Befehl stehenden Schiff Bounty …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Bligh — noun British admiral; was captain of the H.M.S. Bounty in 1789 when part of the crew mutinied and set him afloat in an open boat; a few weeks later he arrived safely in Timor 4,000 miles away (1754 1817) • Syn: ↑Bligh, ↑Captain Bligh • Instance… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bligh Water — The Bligh Water, named after Captain William Bligh, is a shallow marine area (approximately 9500 km² in extent) in western Fiji, east of the Yasawa Islands. Parts of the seafloor of the area are covered with coral growths.External links*… …   Wikipedia

  • Bligh — may refer to:* William Bligh, a Vice Admiral in the British Royal Navy famous for being Captain of HMS Bounty during a mutiny and Governor of New South Wales during the first military coup in Australia ** HMS Bligh (K 467) a Buckley class… …   Wikipedia

  • William Paterson (Entdecker) — William Patterson William Paterson (* 17. August 1755 in Montrose; † 21. Juni 1810 bei Kap Hoorn) war ein schottischer Soldat, Entdecker und Botaniker, der für die frühe Besiedelung von Tasmanien bekannt ist …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Pole-Tylney-Long-Wellesley, 4th Earl of Mornington — (22 June 1788 – 1 July 1857) was an Irish nobleman notorious for his dissipated lifestyle.Ancestry and first marriageHe was born William Wellesley on 22 June 1788, probably at Ballyfin, Queen s County, Ireland, the son of Hon. William Wellesley… …   Wikipedia

  • William Cox (Pionier) — William Cox (* 19. Dezember 1764, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England; † 15. März 1837 Windsor, Australien) war Soldat und australischer Pionier, der die erste Straße durch die Blue Mountains von Sydney nach Bathurst baute. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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