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28 Apr

Officers’ Quarters, Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua

Officers Quarters Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

Officers Quarters Sign 1 Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

Officers Quarters Sign Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

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Officers’ Quarters

1821

Planned in 1807, construction of this building was completed in 1821. Officers occupied rooms on the upper floor while their ships were being careened. On the lower floor were 12 water cisterns, 16 ft by 20 ft (4.8 m by 6 m), capable of holding 240,000 gallons (1,200,000 l) of water.



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