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Modern day replica of HMS Bounty moored permanently in St. Petersburg, Fla., until it sank in a hurricane, was built in Nova Scotia and sailed to Tahiti for filming "Mutiny on the Bounty" and was scheduled to be burned in a scene, but Maron Brando (who played Fletcher Christian) objected and the ship was spared.

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HISTORY CORNER: After the mutiny on the Bounty
February 7, 2021 1 a.m.

HISTORY CORNER: After the mutiny on the Bounty

The story of a harsh Royal Navy officer named Captain Bligh, a bold mutiny by his crew, and a brilliant feat of open sea navigation

It was 1808 and many crewmembers on board Britain’s HMS Bounty hated their captain and urged second-in-command Fletcher Christian to take over the ship.