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Island stand-off

Hands off our island, Australia - Norfolk residents fight 're-...

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Norfolk Island's 2,210 residents - many of them descendants of mutineers from HMS Bounty - have presented a petition to the United Nations accusing Australia of trying to "re-colonise" their tiny South Pacific island. Reuters, 2 months ago
Island stand-off BBC, 1 month ago

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Follow in the footsteps of golfing greats on the greens of Royal Dublin and K Club

Captain William Bligh earned his place in history on the infamous HMS Bounty after he and his loyal men were set adrift by mutineers in 1789. His astonishing escape not only made three Hollywood films featuring Charles Laughton, Trevor Howard and ...
 NewsGrio1 month ago
Sydney Morning Herald

NSW star's mutiny on the Bounty link

"Go hard Dylan. Can't do it, a Maroons diehard". That was one of the messages of congratulations Dylan Walker received from family on Pitcairn Island after being named in the NSW team for Wednesday night's State of Origin. With a population of ...
 Sydney Morning Herald1 month ago Walker flying the flag for Pitcairn Island  Melbourne Age1 month ago State of Origin 2016: NSW Blues star Dylan Walker flying the flag for Pitcairn Island  Melbourne Age1 month ago Walker flying flag for Pitcairn Island  WA Today1 month ago
Forces TV

The Royal Navy's Most Famous Mutiny

It was a clash between two strong personalities - Captain Bligh and Master's Mate Lieutenant Fletcher Christian, though neither man was quite what he seemed. Bligh was in fact only a Lieutenant, albeit a very able one. Hed sailed with Captain ...
 Forces TV2 weeks ago

Trump's tragic, rolling bluster

By , Donald Trump looked like a fool and a fraud on Sunday. But what else is new? Even the most ardent Trumpistas would have to admit that Trump's appearance at the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally was, as spectacles go, pretty pathetic.
 Washington Post1 month ago

10 Interesting Historical Facts About Uncharted 4's Pirate King, Henry Avery

Though frequently marked by moments of fantastical realism, the Uncharted games have always been grounded in real-world history. The journey of Sir Francis Drake, the myth of El Dorado, the lost city of Ubar--all these legends are based (at least ...
 GameSpot1 month ago

5 Reasons to Visit St. Vincent & the Grenadines

On a recent trip to St. Vincent & the Grenadines, I found an idyllic island lifestyle amid unspoiled stretches of sand. Looking to go yourself? Read on. Its Botanical Gardens are more than 250 years old St. Vincent's Botanical Gardens are ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

Maritime Monday for May 9th, 2016: What Goes Down, Must Come Back Up

Mocha Dick: Or The White Whale of the Pacific by Jeremiah N. Reynolds, Cameron and Ferguson, London, Glasgow 1870 UK reprint How Moby Dick Wrecked Melville's Life Herman Melville 1885 In 1839, a 20-year-old Melville boarded a merchant ship ...
 GCaptain1 month ago

Mud Island: The Forgotten Siege and the Luckiest Shot of the Revolution

Adjacent to the present-day Philadelphia International Airport sits a muddy expanse of marshland that during the American Revolution was actually an island in the Delaware River.In 1777, the swampy area, called Mud Island, was some of the most ...
 Breitbart.com1 month ago
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