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HMS BOUNTY AT MATAVAI BAY, TAHITI, 1788

HMS Bounty was commissioned to collect breadfruits from Tahiti and take them to the British West Indies where they were to be cultivated for consumption. She departed in April 1787 commanded by Captain William Bligh and after a hazardous voyage of 27,000 miles anchored at Matavai Bay, Tahiti in Octobe...

  • Id: hms-bounty_at_matavai_bay_tahiti_1788-b2p-025
  • Name: HMS BOUNTY AT MATAVAI BAY, TAHITI, 1788
  • Media: Oil on canvas
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  • Section: HISTORIC SHIPS
  • Book 2 Page: 25