Bounty ship open for punters at Soton Boat show
As the film Pirates of the Caribbean 3 opens today the 14-23 September Southampton Boat Show has announced that HMS Bounty, one of the film’s
featured ships, will be at the Southampton Boat Show for the duration this
She appeared in the 1962 film ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’
starring Marlon Brando, and more recently played a featured role in the
Disney ‘Pirates’ trilogy, HMS Bounty is making an appearance at
the Southampton Boat Show before she sets off on an historic voyage to
Tahiti and Pitcairn.
Visitors to the Southampton Boat Show will be able to climb onboard this
historic vessel and learn more about the most infamous mutiny of all time,
which saw Fletcher Christian take control of HMS Bounty more than 200 years
ago. There will be a self-tour, taking in the exhibition below decks on the
mutiny and the building of the ship, and the crew will be on hand to answer
any questions anyone may have.
On board, professional actors playing Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian
will offer ‘street entertainment’ style performances to entertain visitors.
The Southampton Boat Show in Mayflower Park runs from 14 to 23 September.
Kids aged 15 and under go free.