afloat

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British admiral; was captain of the H.M.S. Bounty in 1789 when part of the crew mutinied and set him afloat in an open boat; a few weeks later he arrived safely in Timor 4,000 miles away (1754-1817) Bligh , Captain Bligh , William Bligh
ship of the British navy; in 1789 part of the crew mutinied against their commander William Bligh and set him afloat in an open boat Bounty , H.M.S. Bounty
device for keeping someone afloat buoy
line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keel; often painted on the hull of a ship water level , water line , waterline
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