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Midshipman Roger Byam joins Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian aboard HMS Bounty for a voyage to Tahiti. Bligh proves to be a brutal tyrant and, after six pleasant months on Tahiti, ...See full summary »
Ships of the Royal Navy were not called "HMS" until some years after the Bounty mutiny. The ship was actually referred to as "His Majesty's Armed Vessel Bounty".
Captain William Bligh:
Bligh is shown as flogging mercilessly, even to the point of flogging a dead man. Bligh actually never ordered a single flogging, and would scold where other captains would flog and hang.