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Author Tobin, George, 1768-1838.

Title Captain Bligh's second chance : an eyewitness account of his return to the south seas / by George Tobin ; edited by Roy Schreiber
Published Sydney : UNSW Press Ltd., 2007

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Description vii, 184 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, facsimiles, maps ; 24 cm
Contents April-October 1791 -- November-December 1791 -- December 1791-March 1792 -- April 1792 -- April-May 1792 -- May-July 1792 -- The Tahitians -- July-Sept 1792 -- October 1792-August 1793
Summary This is the story of William Bligh's second and successful voyage to bring breadfruit trees from Tahiti to the West Indies in the year 1791, in the ship HMS Providence. The British Admiralty also gave him the assignment of mapping the treacherous Torres Straits between Australia and New Guinea on his way home
Analysis Exploration & discovery (Australia)
Maritime history
Modern history (c 1788-1914)
Notes Includes index
Subject Bligh, William, 1754-1817.
Tobin, George, 1768-1838.
Tobin, George, 1768-1838 -- Diaries.
Bligh, William, 1754-1817 -- Travel -- Oceania.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- 18th century.
Providence (Ship)
Voyages around the world.
Oceania -- Description and travel.
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration.
Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island) -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- British
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Oceania -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Oceania -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Diaries.
History.
Diaries.
Author Schreiber, Roy E.
ISBN 9780868408460 paperback