Originally Posted by JulieMor
"Want" may have had nothing to do with it. Walbridge may have been a man who loved what he was doing and simply didn't have the money to keep Bounty well maintained and couldn't leave the ship he loved no matter what shape she was in.
Then he should have had the fortitude (guts) to say: " I live sailing in hurricanes, but I don't have an engineer qualified to work on the miscreants of engines that I have so therefore I will stay in port."
But he didnt and that's complacent with the negligence he has shown elsewhere. IMHO.
But the the last post of mine had a iPad changed word... "becomes directly not play" should have read, "becomes directly into play"
But you realized the typo