By Rob Mundle

ISBN-10: 0733637396

ISBN-13: 9780733637391

ISBN-10: 1781590478

ISBN-13: 9781781590478

The Eighteenth Century used to be an period whilst courageous mariners took their ships past the horizon looking for an unknown international. these selected to steer those expeditions have been remarkable navigators, males who had proven brilliance as they ascended the ranks within the Royal military. They have been additionally bloody stable sailors.

From ship’s boy to vice-admiral, observe how even more there has been to Captain Blight than his notorious undesirable mood. Meet a 24-year-old grasp Bligh as he witnesses the death of his captain and mentor, cook dinner; a 34-year-old Lieutenant Bligh on the helm of the well-known Bounty then forged adrift through Fletcher Christian on an epic 47-day open-boat voyage from Tonga to Timor; and a 36-year-old Captain Bligh as he's taking HMS windfall, the the corporate of a tender Matthew Flinders, on a grand voyage to Tahiti and again. And all this ahead of he was once forty.

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