On this day in 1789, the crew of the British ship Bounty mutinied, setting Captain William Bligh and 18 sailors adrift in a launch in the South Pacific. — Take note that I’ve moved the posting day for our weekly Snippets column from Tuesdays to Wednesdays. — SurvivalBlog Writing Contest Today we present an article that is not eligible for the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The author is my #1 Son, Jonathan Edwards Rawles. He owns and operates SurvivalRealty.com and is a partner in the Idaho-based SurvivalRealty brokerage.