Fletcher Christian

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Fletcher Christian was an English seaman, notable as master's mate on board HMS Bounty during Lieutenant William Bligh's voyage to Tahiti for breadfruit plants. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1764/09/24 Fletcher Christian is born to Charles and Ann Christian at the family home of Moorland Close, Eaglesfield, near Cockermouth in Cumberland, England. Ewanrigg Hall was his grandfather's house. Born Dean Cumbria
1787/12/23 THE BOUNTY, a three year old merchant ship, sets sail from Spithead with a mission to transport breadfruit from Tahiti to the West Indies. Master's Mate Gilkicker Point Hampshire Breadfruit Mutiny on the HMS Bounty
1789/04/28 Early in the morning about 30 nautical miles (56 km) south of the island of Tofua, Tonga, Fletcher Christian and 25 petty officers and seamen mutiny, taking control of the HMS BOUNTY. Work Tonga Mutiny on the HMS Bounty
1790/01/00 Aboard the BOUNTY, Christian and eight others, together with six Tahitian men, a dozen Tahitian women, and a baby girl arrive on Pitcairn Island, an uninhabited island more than 1,000 miles east of Tahiti. Work Pitcairn Island Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands Mutiny on the HMS Bounty
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