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Captain Bligh's Portable Nightmare
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: John Toohey
Categories: Bounty Mutiny, 1789
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

This text is the account of an extraordinary journey, a great achievement in the history of European seafaring and a personal triumph for a man that has been misjudged by history. At dawn on 28 April 1789, Captain William Bligh and 18 men from the Bounty were herded onto a
Captain Bligh's Portable Nightmare
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: John Toohey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-19 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

At dawn on April 28, 1789, Captain William Bligh and eighteen men from HMS Bounty were herded onto a twenty-three-foot launch and abandoned in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Thus began their extraordinary journey to Java. Covering 4,162 miles, the small boat was battered by continuous storms, and the
Captain Bligh's Portable Nightmare
Language: en
Pages: 211
Authors: John Toohey
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-11 - Publisher:

On April 28, 1789, British Capt. William Bligh & 18 men from HMS Bounty were herded onto a 23-foot launch & abandoned in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Covering 4,162 miles to Java, the boat was battered by storms, & the men on board suffered crippling illness, & near
The Pretender of Pitcairn Island
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Tillman Nechtman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A study of one imposter and his influential vision for British control over the nineteenth-century Pacific Ocean.
In Bligh's Hand
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Jennifer Gall
Categories: Admirals
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: National Library Australia

After the mutiny on the Bounty on 28 April 1789, led by Fletcher Christian, Captain William Bligh and 18 others were forced onto a 7-metre-long open boat and cast adrift. It was the beginning of a 47-day, 6700-kilometre journey from Tofua (a volcanic island in the Tonga group) to Timor.