National Geographic : 1942 Jan
Captain Irving Johnson Parkin Christian with the Bounty's Original Vise This vise was brought ashore from their ship by the mutineers and used in the Pitcairn blacksmith shop for nearly 150 years. Captain Johnson exchanged it for a new one, and took the old one to the Mariners' Museum, Newport News, Virginia. Christian's costume and bare feet are typical of Pitcairn men. Edmund Zacher Making Temporary Repairs atSea One black night the forestay carried away and thejibwas blown tobits. The thrashing wire was heldbytemporary tackle until daylight. Here the skipper, right, and David Donovan areseizing, orwrapping with wire, alength of chain to the broken stay. This righeld until theship reached port.