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Noun: Bligh  blI
  1. British admiral; was captain of the H.M.S. Bounty in 1789 when part of the crew mutinied and set him afloat in an open boat; a few weeks later he arrived safely in Timor 4,000 miles away (1754-1817)
    - William Bligh, Captain Bligh

Type of: admiral, full admiral

Encyclopedia: Bligh