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Mutiny at sea

Robert L. Hadfield

Mutiny at sea

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Published by E.P. Dutton & co., inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mutiny.,
  • Seafaring life.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert L. Hadfield.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG525 .H15 1938
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 246 p.
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6367094M
    LC Control Number38006770
    OCLC/WorldCa1820036

    The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the South Pacific on 28 April , is one of history's truly great stories - a tale of human drama, intrigue and adventure of the highest order - and in the hands of Peter FitzSimons it comes to life as never sioned by the Royal Navy to collect breadfruit plants from Tahiti and take them to the West Indies, the Bounty's crew found .


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But at around pagebegins the infamous Noor mutiny, from which this book derives its name. When a fictional character is dropped into a great historical event, the author must write two stories: the big story of the epic event, and the little story, consisting of the hero's personal tale/5().

Mutiny at sea, Hardcover – January 1, by Robert L Hadfield (Author) › Visit Amazon's Robert L Hadfield Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Robert L Hadfield. Mutiny at sea (The Susie and Johnny series) Unknown Binding – by J. C Brumfield (Author)Author: J. C Brumfield. A bloody mutiny on a whaling journey, followed by an incredible tale of survival on land and sea.

Samuel Comstock knew he was born to do some great thing, but his only legacy was a reign of terror. Two years out of Nantucket on a whaling voyage inhe organized a mutiny and murdered the officers of the by: 1.

The material behind this book was absolutely amazing - basically the book is part history of the mutiny on the HMS Bounty, a modern day travelogue of the visit to Pitcairn island (practically impossible to get to), an insight into the life on the island of Pitcairn in the middle of a child abuse scandal (seemingly involving/5.

So the large section of this book that deals with Kyddd's involvement in the Nore mutiny is interesting. Interesting for a while, at least, then it seems to go on too long.

The parts of the book taking place in Italy and the battle after the mutiny are 4/5. The Caine Mutiny is the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Herman novel grew out of Wouk's personal experiences aboard a destroyer-minesweeper in the Pacific Theater in World War its themes, it deals with the moral and ethical decisions made at sea by ship captains.

The mutiny of the title is legalistic, not violent, and takes place during Typhoon Author: Herman Wouk. The film H.M.S. Defiant (released in the U.S. as Damn the Defiant!) and the novel Mutiny by Frank Tilsley is a fictional account of a ship's crew undertaking a mutiny at sea at the time of the Spithead mutiny, the result of which is part of the plot.

The mutiny on the Royal Navy vessel HMS Bounty occurred in the south Pacific on 28 April Disaffected crewmen, led by Acting Lieutenant Fletcher Christian, seized control of the ship from their captain, Lieutenant William Bligh, and set him and 18 loyalists adrift in the ship's open mutineers variously settled on Tahiti or on Pitcairn Island.

Mutiny aboard HMS Bounty, a mutiny aboard a British Royal Navy ship in that has been made famous by several books and films. A failed mutiny aboard the Middlesex occurred two weeks before HMS Bounty ' s final England departure, which included the lead mutineer of HMS Bounty Fletcher Christian's older brother Charles.

The novel is one of the better descriptions of the events at the Nore and within the North Sea fleet. The author has carried out some good research, and gives a good description of the area at that time, as well as the events within the mutiny/5(43).

The circumstance of Spencer, Cromwell and Small's deaths is one reason the U.S. Navy stopped training boys at sea and founded the United States Naval Academy.

The event on USS Somers may be the only mutiny on a warship in US Navy : JanuCanandaigua, New York. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Coconut Chaos: Pitcairn, Mutiny and a Seduction at Sea by Diana Souhami at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be : Open Road Media. Of all his adventures at sea, he singles out the most significant: the mutiny aboard the Bounty.

As a result of that mutiny, he was locked in irons, brought back to England, tried by a court-martial, and condemned to die by hanging.

The prologue therefore arouses our curiosity because we are obviously interested in learning how he escaped death. While taking the prisoners back to England to be tried for mutiny, the ship runs aground on a reef and sinks, but not before the crew and prisoners have taken refuge in the ship's smaller boats.

The small boats make an open-sea journey, and finally, after several months of sailing and torturous conditions, they reach land safely. Julian Stockwin is the internationally bestselling author of Kydd, Artemis, Seaflower, and Mutiny, the first four novels in the Kydd adventure series.

Having joined the Royal Navy at age fifteen, he retired from the Royal Naval Reserve as a lieutenant commander and was awarded the Member of the British Empire (MBE).Released on: Novem Unsurpassed as a gripping tale of historical adventure, Men Against the Sea is the epic account of the eighteen loyal men set adrift on the high seas after the mutiny on the Bounty.

With Captain Bligh at the helm of a foot open launch, the loyal sailors are alone on uncharted waters, struggling to survive on scant rations and taking pains to avoid war canoes and/5. Conditions at sea and causes of mutiny -- The Devil looks after his own -- A Hell-Ship comes home -- The murderous mate of the "Alexander" -- The Lascars of the "Fanny" -.

Mutiny is the first novel to explore all the events relating to the Bounty's voyage, from the long passage across the ocean to their adventures on the island of Tahiti and the subsequent forty-eight-day expedition toward Timor.

This vivid retelling of the notorious mutiny is packed with humor, violence, and historical detail, while presenting 4/5(14). Mutiny is the fourth in the series and finds Thomas Paine Kydd a master's mate serving on the 64 gun Achilles in I guess I'm an advocate of Stockwin primarily because Stockwin's books move the genre from the officer's point of view to that of the seamen of the day.5/5(6).

Stars. The actual mutiny is a surprisingly brief part of the book, and the motivation and characters involved (which I'd have thought is what would make this book) is entirely missing. Naturally the voyage was doomed as soon as they caught (and then fattened up and ate) the albatross.

I know my Rime of the Ancient Mariner (thanks Iron Maiden)/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hadfield, Robert L. Mutiny at sea. London, G. Bles [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. After Byam is cleared of the charge of mutiny, Montague asks Byam to join him in Montague's next excursion at sea.

Hamilton As the doctor aboard the Pandora, he continually intercedes for the benefit of the prisoners; he sees that their quarters are clean and that they are well fed, and he uses his influence with Captain Edwards to secure. Buy a cheap copy of Mutiny on the Bounty book by James Norman Hall.

Cherished as one of the most thrilling sea adventures ever recorded, Mutiny on the Bounty has sold millions of copies and enthralled generations of readers around Free shipping over $/5(5). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hadfield, Robert L.

Mutiny at sea. Stanfordville, N.Y.: E.M. Coleman, (OCoLC) Document Type. Henry Hudson (c. – disappeared 23 June ) was an English sea explorer and navigator during the early 17th century, best known for his explorations of present-day Canada and parts of the northeastern United States.

In andHudson made two attempts on behalf of English merchants to find a rumored Northeast Passage to Cathay via a route above the Arctic Born: Unknown date, c.Kingdom of England.

In order to prevent Magellan from discovering the passage to the Pacific Ocean, The Hacker's evil Agents trigger a mutiny by stealing the crew's food supply. Though our four Adventurers are able to secure the food, the Agents are not about to give up and the ship faces more unexpected and fierce attacks at their hands.

Mutiny at sea: the forgotten story of murder and brutality aboard HMS Wager. It is one of the most barbaric disasters in the Royal Navy's history – an 18th-century tale of violence, starvation and drowning.

His book, The Wager Disaster: Mayhem, Mutiny and Murder in the South Seas (Uniform Press, January ) is now on sale. THE MUTINEERS ARRESTED AND BROUGHT TO NEW-YORK.

Capt. YOUNG, of the bark James Cook, arrived yesterday, from Havana, makes the following report. The bark Eutaw, which sailed enc yesterday for Baltimore, returned to port this afternoon, with the crew in a state of mutiny.

We th learn that, when off Cape Cod yesterday, the crew refused to. It tells of mutiny at sea - the most serious of crimes at sea - punishable by death.

It tells of an amazing voyage of thousands of miles in a small boat - /5. His honor at stake and a longing to return to the island, Christian led a mutiny, then set Bligh and 18 loyal crew members adrift in a launch.A daring escape by Christian and the mutineers, paired with Bligh's amazing story of survival all make up one of history's most rousing true maritime tales, and Patrick O'Brien's 85 illustrations.

full title The Caine Mutiny. author Herman Wouk. type of work Fiction. genre World War II historical fiction. language English. time and place writtenNew York and at sea, aboard the USS Saipan. date of first publication publisher Doubleday & Company.

narrator Willie Keith. point of view Third person limited omniscient. tone Humorous; journalistic. Mutiny Explorer by Land and Sea Castries St. Lucia. Overview. Take charge of your own private tour. Sail down the coast and enjoy the island’s beautiful. The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the South Pacific on 28 Aprilis one of history's truly great stories - a tale of human drama, intrigue and adventure of the highest order - and in the hands of Peter FitzSimons it comes to life as never before.

Commissioned by the Royal Navy to collect breadfruit plants from Tahiti and take them to the West Indies, the Bounty's crew found /5(20).

It tells of mutiny at sea - the most serious of crimes at sea - punishable by death. It tells of an amazing voyage of thousands of miles in a small boat - navigated and steered by a most amazing seaman. And finally, it tells of the search for a remote and unknown island home and the creation of a new race of people.

I will read this book again /5(18). Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine.

Three weeks into a journey from Tahiti to the West Indies, the HMS Bounty is seized in a mutiny led by Fletcher Christian, the master’s mate. Captain William Bligh and 18 of his loyal supporters. Mutiny on the Bounty is a sprawling, dramatic tale of intrigue, It tells of mutiny at sea - the most serious of crimes at sea - punishable by death.

It tells of an amazing voyage of thousands of miles in a small boat - navigated and steered by a most amazing seaman. And finally, it tells of the search for a remote and unknown island home /5(20).

I am Innocent - The True Stories of Crime, Mutiny, and Disasters At Sea are the stories of real events throughout history, crimes that shocked society and put fear into the people, crimes of passion, gangsters, and murder, the trials and final statements.

Then there are the shipwrecks, sailors, lives, lives lost. This is a good length book and 3/5(1). With David C. Marciano. A mixture of bad luck and mutiny brews in this tumultuous episode of Wicked Tuna. Tensions erupt on New England's top tuna boat,when Captain Dave and Paul get into a heated confrontation that causes Paul to quit!8/10(5).

50+ videos Play all Mix - Killer Tracks - Mutiny On The Sea (Mark Petrie) YouTube The Ultimate Chillstep Mix | Beats to Study/Game/Relax [2 Hours] - Duration: MixPanda Recommended for you.Once at sea on April 4,Of the many books written about Bligh and the mutiny, few are constructive, most add to the confusion.

Bligh gave his own reason for the mutiny, and it is the only one which will stand up to scrutiny. The Admiralty absolved him of any blame, and he survived adverse criticism, ending his distinguished career as.