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Mutiny and Mutineers - Past and Present
"The crime of mutiny has occurred on the high seas as long as men have sailing. These are some of famous ones and imfamous ones."
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What caused the mutiny on HMS Hermione in 1797?
the disrating of an officer
insults by the First Mate to the crew
the crew had not been paid
The mutiny on HMS Bounty is perhaps the most famous of all. Why did some of the crew side with Captain Bligh?
they drew lots
they did not want to be labeled mutineers
they did not, they all despised him
they were afraid of the mutineers
How were the mutineers of the USS Somers dealt with in 1847?
they were hanged
they were pardoned
they were flogged
they were thrown to the sharks
Not all mutinies happen at sea. What is considered the cause of the Indian Rebellion of 1857?
the threat to disband Sepoy regiments
animal grease on the ammo
overbearing Britsh officers
bad food and no pay
What was the cause of the mutiny on the SMS Thüringen in 1918?
unfair conditions and no pay
there were no mutinies in the German Navy
the crew did not want to fight
The Second Battle of Aisne led to the French Army Mutiny of 1917. Which French officer is considered responsible for this mutiny?
Why did the crew aboard the Russian pre-Dreadnought Potemkin mutiny?
they were given food infested with maggots
they were denied vodka
because of Romanov officers
they had no desire to go to Vladivostok
During WWII, what caused the Port Chicago disaster/mutiny?
a severe thunder storm
a court martial
an unknown explosion
Where was the SS Columbia Eagle sailing to when she was seized by two mutineers?
Why did Captain Valery Sabin seize the anti-submarine frigate Storozhevoy?
he wanted to denouce Communism
he wanted to defect
he wanted to revive Leninist ideals
he wanted to fight NATO
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