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HMS Bounty Crew List 1787 - Mutiny On The Bounty

 

 

CREW LIST

OF THE

HMS BOUNTY 

1787 - 1790

 

 

 

 

 

This list contains the 46 crew and officers of the HMS Bounty when it left England in 1787 under the command of Captain Bligh.

 

The events of the voyage are well known. After the mutiny, nine crew members went on to Pitcairn Island, sixteen were left in Tahiti and 18 sailed with Captain Bligh on his epic voyage.

 

The nine to Pitcairn were; ADAMS, BROWN, CHRISTIAN, MARTIN, McCOY, MILLS, QUINTAL, WILLIAMS and YOUNG. Descendants of many of these are now resident on Norfolk Island.

 

* = Mutineer 
+ = Loyalist detained by the mutineers.

 

 

 

The Crew

 

John Adams - Also sailed as Alexander Smith *

 

Captain William Bligh  -  Commander

 

William Brown  -  Gardener's Assistant*

 

Thomas Burkett  -  Able Seaman*

 

Michael Byrn  -  Able Seaman +

 

Fletcher Christian  -  Master's Mate*

 

 Charles Churchill  -  Master-At-Arms

 

William Cole  -  Boatswain

 

Joseph Coleman  -  Armourer +

 

Thomas Ellison  -  Able Seaman*

 

William Elphinstone  -  Master's Mate

 

John Fryer  -  Master

 

Thomas Hall  -  Ship's Cook

 

John Hallet  -  Midshipman

 

Thomas Hayward  -  Midshipman

 

Peter Heywood  -  Midshipman*

 

Henry Hilbrant  -  Cooper*

 

Thomas Huggan  -  Surgeon

 

Robert Lamb  -  Butcher

 

Lawerence Lebogue  -  Sail maker

 

Thomas Denman Ledward  -  Surgeon's Assistant

 

Peter Linkletter  -  Quartermaster

 

Isacc Martin  -  Able Seaman*

 

William McCoy  -  Able Seaman*

 

Thomas McIntosh  -  Carpenter's Mate +

 

John Mills  -  Gunner's Mate*

 

John Millward  -  Able Seaman*

 

James Morrison  -  Boatswain's Mate*

 

William Muspratt  -  Cook's Assistant*

 

David Nelson  -  Gardener

 

Charles Norman  -  Carpenter's Mate +

 

John Norton  -  Quartermaster

 

William Peckover  -  Gunner

 

William Purcell  -  Carpenter

 

Matthew Quintal  -  Able Seaman*

 

John Samuel  -  Captain's Clerk

 

George Simpson  -  Quartermaster's Mate

 

Richard Skinner  -  Able Seaman*

 

John Smith  -  Captain's Servant

 

Alexander Smith  -  Able Seaman*

 

George Stewart  -  Midshipman

 

John Sumner  -  Able Seaman*

 

Mathew Thompson  -  Able Seaman*

 

Robert Tinkler  -  Midshipman

 

James Valentine  -  Able Seaman

 

John Williams  -  Able Seaman*

 

Edward Young  -  Midshipman

 

 

 

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