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?
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?
The first ship to officially enter the newly constructed Bridgetown Harbour was the S S Diplomat?
Pelican Island, which was located about 600 yards from the mainland, was incorporated into the construction of the Deep Water Harbour?
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 suct
The Bridgetown Port, previously known as the Deep Water Harbour or the Bridgetown Harbour, was opened on May 6, 1961, by Sir Grantley Adams, then Prim
Residents from the Fontabelle area and surrounding districts suffered many sleepless nights as a result of the endless noise produced by the cutter su