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  • For the past couple of weeks, the disillusionment at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue had been growing to a point where Herney was starting to feel like Captain Bligh – commanding a struggling ship whose crew was preparing for mutiny.

    Deception Point

  • Lord Nelson magnanimously issued him a pardon for his insubordinate conduct and Captain Bligh ordered an extra ration of grog for everybody.

    Hokas Pokas

  • Captain Bligh peered dubiously at the acquisition.

    Hokas Pokas

  • Pasley, who was promoted on April 12th, 1794, to the rank of Rear-Admiral of the White, again welcomed him on board the Bellerophon and, hearing from Captain Bligh excellent accounts of his diligence and usefulness, appointed him one of his aides-de-camp.

    The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders

  • “Stand by to engage!” yelled Captain Bligh from the quarterdeck.

    Hokas Pokas

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