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Their small boat leaving the dock coming out to our ship.
Pitcairn Island - Mutiny on the Bounty

February 10th 2006
PITCAIRN ISLAND I’m sure most people have read or seen “Mutiny on the Bounty,” the story of the mutinous crew of the Bounty, headed by Fletcher Christian, and the infamous Capt. Bligh. After setting Capt. Bligh and his few faithful crew adrift in a small boat, the mutineers headed for the tiny uninhabited island of Pitcairn, a two-square mile speck of rock in the middle of the South Paci ... read more
Oceania » Pitcairn Islands » Pitcairn

Pitcairn Islander Flag Pitcairn Island was discovered in 1767 by the British and settled in 1790 by the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions. Pitcairn was the first Pacific island to become a British colony (in 1838) and today remains the last vestige of that emp... ... read more
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