Among all those recorded through naval history, that of the Bounty is certainly the most notable example of rebellion which involved the entire crew of a warship on the high seas. The Bounty set sail at Spithead, England and was bound for Tahiti in the South Sea Islands to load samples of the bread fruit tree on which the English authorities placed high hopes. They in fact intended to transplant it to the West Indies to feed the workers of those colonies, mostly Negro slaves, at a cheap price. Aboard besides the 46 men of crew was also a botanist.
They were instigated and led by Fletcher Christian, the executive officer, who dissented from the Captain. Bligh was set adrift in an open boat 30 miles from Tofua with 17 loyal members of the crew. This kit includes laser cut wooden hull and wooden strips, fittings set, rudder, rigging thread, plan and manual.Parts in wood, brass and aluminium. Full step by step instruction and plans. The item "Billings 150 B492C HMS Bounty Wooden Model Ship Kit" is in sale since Saturday, January 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Model Kits\Models". The seller is "mighty-military" and is located in Leicester. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.