Replica of HMS Bounty Come to South Haven
A replica of the HMS Bounty, a tall ship on which
the legendary mutiny against Capt. William Bligh occurred in 1789, dock in
South Haven Michigan
a proud calling for a ship built to be just a movie star. The MGM studios
commissioned the Bounty's construction in 1960 for Mutiny on the Bounty with
Marlon Brando. The Tall Ship Bounty Foundation acquired the ship as a donation
from its previous owner, Ted Turner, in 1993. In February of 2001 the H.M.S.
Bounty was purchased from the Foundation by the Tall Ship Bounty
Organization LLC. The Tall Ship Bounty Organization LLC is dedicated to
keeping the ship sailing and using her as a vehicle for teaching the nearly lost
arts of square rigged sailing and seamanship.
then, the Bounty has logged thousands of miles on the high seas and shared the
adventure of tall ship sailing with countless trainees and visitors. Please help
us keep this magnificent ship sailing by
Above information from Bounty Website at http://www.tallshipbounty.org/