Did You Know?

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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 P

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

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