Bounty Pitcairn (2)

(Continued from last Issue) From 1790 to 1808 four ships were seen by the Pitcairn Islanders, averaging one every four and a half years. None of these stopped and it was not until 1808, when the colony had been in existence for 18 years, that Captain Mayhew Folger of Boston, sailing the Topaze on a […]

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Bounty Pitcairn (1)

The story of the mutiny aboard H.M.S. Bounty, and the history of Pitcairn Island is by no means a new one. It is an oft’ told tale. There are, no doubt, very few of you who have never heard of either the Bounty or of Pitcairn Island. I became interested in its his­tory through the […]

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