By Rob Mundle
From ship’s boy to vice-admiral, notice 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 loss of life of his captain and mentor, cook dinner; a 34-year-old Lieutenant Bligh on the helm of the well-known Bounty then forged adrift by means of 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 sooner than he was once forty.
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