Politics is nothing. We are free only on the ocean. ~ Renato Beluche
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Seafaring Sunday: An Infamous Name
July 8, 1787: The Royal Navy renames the full-rigged ship Bethia, built in 1783. She is commissioned as HMS Bounty. Two years later, while cruising in the Great South Sea, she will witness one of the most infamous mutinies in naval history.