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Ship’s logbook which mentions Bounty mutineers sold for $65,000

A logbook from the HMS Briton which mentions the island inhabited by the descendants of the mutinous crew of the Bounty has sold at auction. On Saturday September 17 1814, his curling script recorded: "Several canoes came onboard. "Found the island inhabited by the descendants of Mr F Christian. Mutinous crew of

Rare midshipman’s 1814 logbook found with sketches and maps

A rare midshipman's logbook with watercolour paintings of scenes around the globe from the early 19th century has been found. John Smith Gould was a talented artist and painted icebergs, erupting volcanos as well as landscapes he spotted during his two year odyssey. He compiled the log between 1814 and 1816 and