William Bligh Quotes

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The object of all the former voyages to the South Seas undertaken by the command of his present majesty, has been the advancement of science and the increase of knowledge.

William Bligh

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I however call'd loudly for assistance but the conspiracy was so well laid that the Officers Cabbin Doors were guarded by Centinels so Nelson Peckover Samuels or the Master could not come to me. It was at this time that he learned "that his common nickname among men in the fleet was 'that Bounty bastard'. Bligh was born in Tinten Manor in St Tudy near Bodmin Cornwall to Francis Bligh and his wife Jane.