HMS Bounty

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HMS Bounty
Career (Great Breetain)
Name: Bethia (1784–1787)
Bounty (1787–)
Bigger: Blaydes shipyard, Kingston-upon-Hull, Unitit Kinrick
Cost: £1950
Acquired: 26 Mey 1787
Commissioned: 16 August 1787
Fate: Burned, 23 Januar 1790
General characteristics
Class & type: Armed Vessel
Tons burthen: 220 2694
Length: 90 ft 10 in (27.69 m)
Beam: 24 ft 4 in (7.42 m)
Depth o hauld: 11 ft 4 in (3.45 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Complement: 44 officers an men
Airmament: 4 × 4-poonder guns
10 × swivel guns

HMS Bounty, an aa kent as HM Armed Vessel Bounty, wis a smaa merchant vessel purchased bi the Royal Navy for a botanical mission. The ship, unner the command o William Bligh, wis sent tae the Paceefic Ocean tae acquire breadfruit plants an transport them tae Breetish possessions in the Wast Indies. That mission wis never completit, due tae a mutiny led bi the actin Master, Fletcher Christian. This wis the famous Mutiny on the Bounty.[1]

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