Quotes by William Bligh

About William Bligh:


Vice Admiral of the Blue William Bligh, was an officer of the British Royal Navy and a colonial administrator. A historic mutiny occurred during his command of HMS Bounty in 1789; Bligh and his loyal men made a remarkable voyage to Timor, 3,618 nautical miles (6,701 km; 4,164 mi), after being set adrift in the Bounty's launch by the mutineers.

Author Bio


  • NameWilliam Bligh
  • Descriptioncaptain of the HMS Bounty
  • BornSeptember 9, 1754
  • DiedDecember 7, 1817
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionExplorer
  • AwardsFellow Of The Royal Society