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Classic Crow's Nest

The Story of Fort Hamilton

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the July 1946 issue of The Bermudian and has been reproduced exactly as it appeared originally.   The settlement of Bermuda began in 1612 with the arrival of sixty settlers under the charge of Richard Moore, the first Governor. During his term of office it was decided that Bermuda, being vulnerable to foreign attack, should have fortifications.  In consequence, many batteries and forts were built for the defence of the…


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Fern Island Camp, 1931

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the October 1931 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  Fern Island becomes, every summer, a rendezvous for youth. Early evening brings to this…


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Dallying at the Docks

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the June 1969 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  An hour or so spent wandering leisurely along Hamilton’s waterfront can be a rewarding…


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Powerboats

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the August 1988 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.    The humid travail of the Marathon Derby and triathlons, the boisterous jousting of…


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When Disaster Struck

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the September 2002 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did in print originally. Bermuda tried everything from mass spraying to importing beetles to halt the…

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The True Story of The 1915 Pollockshields Shipwreck

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the January 1955 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.    [audio m4a="https://www.thebermudian.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Pollockshields-7_14_20-3.07-PM.m4a"][/audio]   Captain Boothe, his chair wedged between the bulkhead and the…