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Archive for April, 2014

27 Apr

Working Mast House, Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua

Working Mast House 1 Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

Working Mast House 2 Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

Working Mast House 3 Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

Working Mast House Sign Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

(as per sign)

Working Mast House

1778

Built originally in 1778 as a treble, or three bay, mast house and converted to a single-storey structure after being damaged by the 1843 earthquake, this building was restored in 1956.

Cordage, Canvas and Clothing Store

1778

The cordage, canvas and clothing store was built in 1778, with additions in 1783 and 1792. The upper floor, which provided accommodation for a ship’s complement, was shattered in the 1843 earthquake.

26 Apr

Copper and Lumber Store, Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua

Copper and Lumber Store Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

Copper and Lumber Store 1 Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

Copper and Lumber Store Windows Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

Copper and Lumber Store Interior 1 Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

Copper and Lumber Store Interior Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

Copper and Lumber Store Cistern Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

Copper and Lumber Store Cistern Water Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

Copper and Lumber Store Copper Sign Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

Copper and Lumber Store Sign Nelsons Dockyard English Harbour Antigua

(as per sign)

Copper and Lumber Store

1789

Built in 1789, the store housed copper and lumber on the lower floor, with quarters above for seamen whose ships were being careened. The building was restored between 1953 and 1963.

Look For

The four semi-circular water cisterns, two on the south side, two on the north.

Worker transporting copper around the yard.

25 Apr

Working Boats In Antigua

Working Boat Antigua

Working Boats Antigua

Docked right next to the cruise ship were some working boats. The hubby and I joked that these were value cruises.

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