Saturday, 12 September 2009

HMS Bounty in Greenock, Inverclyde

HMS Bounty is visiting Greenock for a few days.

A wonderful day weather wise for this time of year.

HMS Bounty at Custom House Quay

Visitors on deck

HMS Bounty - famous for the maritime mutiny that took place over 200 years ago. Thousands visit her duringport visits to see what life was like in that era.

She is well known from her modern movies roles. Built in 1960 at a cost of £750,000.

In 1960, it was Marlon Brando playing Fletcher Christian in 'Mutiny on the Bounty' and more recently  it was Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow in 'Pirates of the Caribbean – Dead Man's Chest'.

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