Did You Know?

Stone and rubble to build the Deep Water Harbour was blasted from the quarry at Bagatelle Plantation?

The ‘workhorse of the project’ to construct the Deep Water Harbour was a complicated, but especially effective piece of machinery called a cutter s

In January 1979, the Barbados Port Authority was established?

In 1978, the Port added another 6.5 hectares of land through a land reclamation project?

Residents from the Fontabelle area and surrounding districts suffered many sleepless nights as a result of the endless noise produced by the cutter

Work on the construction of the Deep Water Harbour commenced in June 1957?

The final stone block in the breakwater at the Bridgetown Harbour was laid on July 23, 1960, by the Premier of Barbados, Dr Hugh Cummins?

Pelican Island, which was located about 600 yards from the mainland, was incorporated into the construction of the Deep Water Harbour?

The Deep Water Harbour was built by local Barbadian labour working under the supervision of technical experts from Britain?

For more than 300 years, Bridgetown was a port of call for ships operating in the Eastern Caribbean?

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