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Recounts the worst mutiny in British Naval history, that off HMS Hermione whose crew mutinied on 21 Sept. 1797 killing the sadistic Captain Pigot and most of his officers. The remaining crew sailed the ship to Spain where it was refitted as the Santa Cecilia but was recaptured in 1799 at Puerto Cabello harbour by Captain Edward Hamilton, leading 100 English sailors in six open boats in one of the most brilliant cutting-out expeditions in naval history.

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