Stormy Petrel is 1960 Australian TV series that tells the story of
William Bligh, played by Brian James. Bligh was the commanding officer
of HMS Bounty, a British Royal Navy ship wherein a mutiny occurred on
April 28, 1789. Stormy Petrel was written by Rex Reinits and directed by
Colin Dean. It premiered in Australia on May 15, 1960. In 1961, this TV
series won the Special Gold Logie award while its main cast, Brian
James, won the Logie Best Actor award.