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Captain Bligh’s mission was to obtain breadfruit saplings in the South Pacific and take them to the West Indies where it would be grown as inexpensive food to feed the slaves.

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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.