Captain William Bligh’s Logbook


"Captain William Bligh, Captain of the Bounty in Tahiti in 1789, was cast adrift
in the middle of the South Pacific in an 18-foot longboat by mutineers lead by
Fletcher Christian. He and his remaining loyal seamen sailed nearly four
thousand miles in that longboat, from near Tahiti in the South Pacific, to Java
in Indonesia, where he reported the mutiny to the authorities. In spite of
Bligh’s shortcomings of character, this is still recognised as a feat of
seamanship unsurpassed by any since…"

Captain William Bligh’s Logbook
[Thanks Stephen Shelley, visit his blog]

Print it in Moleskine MSK format
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One Response to Captain William Bligh’s Logbook

  1. Great find! I’ve been interested in this bit of history ever since first reading about it in junior high.


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