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From the Crow’s Nest: Furness Withy 40th Anniversary
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From the Crow’s Nest: Furness Withy 40th Anniversary

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the January 1960 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  Last month, as the island wound up its 350th Anniversary celebrations, Furness, Withy & Company marked its 40th year in the New York-Bermuda steamship service. It seems appropriate to look back at some of the highlights of the long "partnership" between Bermuda and Furness. With the outbreak of World War I, the Colony was…


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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…


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December 1977

This article has been taken from our archives. It first appeared in the December 1977 issue of The Bermudian. It appears exactly as it did originally.  Glimpses of the action at Rural Hill, the largest local auction in recent memory…


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A Gentleman’s Sport

Published in December 1973, written by Eric Johnson   The Preakness it isn’t. In fact, Bermuda lobster racing may rate somewhere on the excitement scale just below waiting for the sheriff’s department to close down the Sunday afternoon pony cart…


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Overheard in November 1969

This post was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the Crow's Nest section of the November 1969 issue of The Bermudian. It is typed exactly how it originally appeared.    We were browsing in The Irish Linen Shop…

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September 1977

This article is from our archives. It originally appeared within the Crow's Nest section of the September 1977 issue of The Bermudian.   Anecdotes offered by Mr R. D. (Robbie) Outerbridge.   WEATHERBIRD “What shall I do with you Weatherbird?”…