HMS Bounty Travels Through Panama Canal

Thursday, May 08, 2008

The H.M.S Bounty transited the through the Pedro Miguel and Miraflores Locks as part of a world wind promotional tour celebrating the ship’s historic significance. waters for the first time since the 1990’s, the Bounty left , on April 6, and is scheduled to visit the U.S. West Coast cities of , and , among others, before arriving in for the 220th Anniversary of its original arrival.

 Recognizable by name for a maritime mutiny that took place more than 200 years ago and from cinematic roles in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s 1962 portrayal of “Mutiny on the Bounty,” and 2006’s “Pirates of the Caribbean – Dead Man’s Chest,” the Bounty will depart Tahiti in October 2008 and ultimately return back to the United States through the Canal in January 2009.

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