Deck plan of 'The Bounty', c 1780s. In 1787
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Deck plan of 'The Bounty', c 1780s. In 1787, the Bounty was sent to the Society Islands to carry bread fruit trees to the West Indies. In 1789 the infamous mutiny occurred, and the vesel was burnt and sunk at Pitcairn Island.