Posted by: Sand Squiggles -- Richard Modlin's Blog | March 10, 2011

HMAV Bounty


Last October on a cool, breezy, partly cloudy day I walked to the end of a long pier that jutted seaward from St. Andrews, New Brunswick and stepped aboard the Her Majesty’s Armed Vessel Bounty.  The step took me to a time long gone.  But this wasn’t the real Bounty, because according to history and Hollywood, Fletcher Christian and his band of romanticized mutineers torched the original vessel off Pitcairn Island 220 years ago.  This modern HMAV Bounty was built in 1962…

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