Welcome to the NavList Message Boards.

NavList:

A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding

Compose Your Message

Message:αβγ
Message:abc
Add Images & Files
    or...
       
    Reply
    Mutineers on Pitcairn
    From: Doug Royer
    Date: 2004 Sep 24, 17:08 -0700

    Arthur,
    I've read quite a few books on this matter in the last 18 months.In most of
    them Folger's name is mentioned along with 2 others.The last book on this
    matter I read was title "The Bounty".I wrote the list about it some time in
    April or May '04 I believe.It was a very well researched book.By far the
    most informative on certain aspects of this adventure than most others.It
    even recreated the tracklines of Bounty's last search for a resting place.It
    is in the archives.
    Folger's was either the 1st or 2nd whaler to visit Pitcairn after the Bounty
    rested there.It was stated the 1st whaleing vessel only sent a party ashore
    to look for provisions.They noted certain structures on the island that
    didn't quite fit but left shortly after due to a storm or something.It was
    actually the 2nd whaler to visit Pitcairn that investigated the
    sightings.That may be Folger's vessel.I really can't remember precisely what
    order the ships got to Pitcairn.
    Check theaArchives from this year under the title "The Bounty".
    Hope this helps you in your search.
    
    
    

       
    Reply
    Browse Files

    Drop Files

    NavList

    What is NavList?

    Join NavList

    Name:
    (please, no nicknames or handles)
    Email:
    Do you want to receive all group messages by email?
    Yes No

    You can also join by posting. Your first on-topic post automatically makes you a member.

    Posting Code

    Enter the email address associated with your NavList messages. Your posting code will be emailed to you immediately.
    Email:

    Email Settings

    Posting Code:

    Custom Index

    Subject:
    Author:
    Start date: (yyyymm dd)
    End date: (yyyymm dd)

    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site