Bounty (1978 ship)

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Bounty (popularly HMAV Bounty) was built in 1977/78 for the movie The Bounty starring Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins.wikipedia
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The Bounty (1984 film)

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Bounty (popularly HMAV Bounty) was built in 1977/78 for the movie The Bounty starring Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins. For the filming of The Bounty, a replica of William Bligh's ship, was required.
The replica of the Bounty used in the film was built in New Zealand before the script was even completed at a cost of $4 million; the entire film cost $25 million.

First Fleet Re-enactment Voyage

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From here, she proceeded to England via the Suez Canal to join the First Fleet Re-enactment Voyage: a historical re-enactment for the Australian Bicentenary.
Seven ships—Søren Larsen, R. Tucker Thompson, Anna Kristina, Amorina, Tradewind, Our Svanen, and Bounty—sailed from Portsmouth in May 1987, following a fleet review by Queen Elizabeth II.

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Bounty (popularly HMAV Bounty) was built in 1977/78 for the movie The Bounty starring Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins.

Anthony Hopkins

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Bounty (popularly HMAV Bounty) was built in 1977/78 for the movie The Bounty starring Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins.

William Bligh

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For the filming of The Bounty, a replica of William Bligh's ship, was required.

Whangarei

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The Bounty replica was built by Whangarei Engineering Company at Whangarei, New Zealand during 1978 and 1979.

Length overall

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The replica is 40.5 m in length overall, with a beam of 8.5 m and a draught of 3.8 m.

Mutiny on the Bounty

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To reflect the international legacy of the Mutiny on the Bounty, materials for the ship were sourced from across the British Commonwealth.

Commonwealth of Nations

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To reflect the international legacy of the Mutiny on the Bounty, materials for the ship were sourced from across the British Commonwealth.

Carvel (boat building)

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The hull was fabricated from Australian steel, which was carvel-clad in New Zealand iroko.

Iroko

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The hull was fabricated from Australian steel, which was carvel-clad in New Zealand iroko.

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The decking is New Zealand tanekaha.

Flax

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The masts and spars were made of Canadian pine, with sails made from Scottish flax, and blocks of English ash and elm.

Block (sailing)

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The masts and spars were made of Canadian pine, with sails made from Scottish flax, and blocks of English ash and elm.

Barque

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The sail plan was of a barque: some sources describe the layout as a full-rigged ship, but the ship lacks a topgallant on the mizzen-mast.

Full-rigged ship

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The sail plan was of a barque: some sources describe the layout as a full-rigged ship, but the ship lacks a topgallant on the mizzen-mast.

Mast (sailing)

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The sail plan was of a barque: some sources describe the layout as a full-rigged ship, but the ship lacks a topgallant on the mizzen-mast.

Australian Bicentenary

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From here, she proceeded to England via the Suez Canal to join the First Fleet Re-enactment Voyage: a historical re-enactment for the Australian Bicentenary.

Tenerife

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She left England for Australia in May 1987, and sailed with the fleet via Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, Mauritius, and Fremantle before arriving in Sydney on Australia Day (26 January) 1988.

Rio de Janeiro

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She left England for Australia in May 1987, and sailed with the fleet via Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, Mauritius, and Fremantle before arriving in Sydney on Australia Day (26 January) 1988.

Cape Town

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She left England for Australia in May 1987, and sailed with the fleet via Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, Mauritius, and Fremantle before arriving in Sydney on Australia Day (26 January) 1988.

Mauritius

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She left England for Australia in May 1987, and sailed with the fleet via Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, Mauritius, and Fremantle before arriving in Sydney on Australia Day (26 January) 1988.

Fremantle

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She left England for Australia in May 1987, and sailed with the fleet via Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, Mauritius, and Fremantle before arriving in Sydney on Australia Day (26 January) 1988.

Australia Day

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She left England for Australia in May 1987, and sailed with the fleet via Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, Mauritius, and Fremantle before arriving in Sydney on Australia Day (26 January) 1988.

First Fleet

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Bounty was originally to be flagship of the re-creation voyage (due to the ship's similarities to, flagship of the original First Fleet), but the fleet commodore instead selected Søren Larsen for the role.