Mutiny on the Bounty (and in some other places), Part II
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On  28 April 1789, William Bligh found himself adrift in the pacific ocean with 18 of his loyal crew in a boat made for half that number, abandoned by his best friend to a slow and painful death. What happened next leaves hosts Luca and Ana baffled and amazed.

Check out our Instagram for some amazing pictures related to the HMS Bounty. Check out our website or find us @themaydaypod on Twitter and Instagram to say hello.

Many thanks to our composer and producer Marlon Grunden, who you can find at his website here.

Further reading/viewing

  • Paradise in Chains by Diana Preston 
  • ‘The Bounty bastard’, Rum, Rebels, and Ratbags podcast by ABC Radio, with Dominic Knight and historian David Hunt.
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