Culture

Our Bermuda

The History of The Constellation Shipwreck

Bermudian salvage missions recovered much of the Constellation's cargo, including sealed glass vials of medicine which were completely intact. These would go on to inspire 'Jaws' author Peter Benchley to write his second book.   Early History The boat had two names. It was originally christened as Sally Persis Noyes to honour the daughter of Walter D. Noyes, a lumber dealer whose wares the ship frequently transported. The Thurlow Intercoastal Company owned the ship, and it was part of the…


Our Bermuda

Vintage Scenes of Bermudian Life

From preparing Bermuda grass for planting, to relaxing under the shade of the trees at Flatts Inlet, this photo gallery showcases the scenes from the lives of locals.                


Our Bermuda

July 1954: Sharks in Bermuda

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in The Bermudian in 1954. It appears here exactly as it did originally. Last month The Royal Gazette reported that a shark, reputed to be 15 feet long, was sighted…


Our Bermuda

7 Reasons Why Dame Lois Browne-Evans was a Trailblazer

Born on June 1, 1927, Dame Lois Browne-Evans was a lawyer and a political figure in Bermuda for most of her life. Progressive and determined, she was a woman of many firsts who consistently challenged the status quo. At the…


Our Bermuda

6 Things We Miss About Bermuda

Nostalgia can happen at any age. Take a trip down memory lane with us as we recount six things we miss about Bermuda from the past few years.   Horse and Carriages It was a simpler time when Hamilton’s Front…

Our Bermuda

A History of Whaling in Bermuda

Whaling in Bermuda began in the 17th century, and, research reveals, it was an altogether improvised affair. In true Bermuda spirit, a historian notes “boat crews were treated to rum punch at the end of the day, regardless of whether…