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DOCKYARD AT 50 IS A MODEL OF RESTORATION
Friday 18th November 2011

Nelson’s Dockyard is 50. Well, not technically, the Dockyard was an active naval facility, primarily used for the servicing of British warships – and base of operations for British naval hero Horatio Nelson who was based there between 1784 and 1787 – back in the 1700s. But it was 1961, 50 years ago, that the facility, de-commissioned since 1890, was officially re-opened as a heritage tourism site.

Click on this link to read entire article by Joanne C. Hillhouse in the Daily Observer, Tuesday, November 15, 2011:  http://www.antiguaobserver.com/?p=67292.


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