Question 3651, put to George Halpin, Inspector of Works at the Ballast Board, Dublin, at a session of the House of Commons Select Committee on the Dublin and Kingstown Ship Canal on 16 July 1833, Daniel O’Connell in the chair:
Who is Captain Bligh?
A very eminent nautical surveyor. […]
I thought everyone would have known about Bligh: wasn’t he famous for his breadfruit?