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Historical Walking Tour of Bridgetown
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Jul 5, 2016
“Amazing History”
Jun 2, 2016
“Historic”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Cavan's Lane, Bridgetown, Barbados
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Reviewed July 5, 2016

We were lucky enough to visit the screw dock from inside while on the boat with G Fish. It was built in completed in 1893 and is the only surviving Screw Dock left in the world. It is simply amazing to see the engineering that...More

Thank Heather C
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Reviewed June 2, 2016

I did not go, but my 12 year old daughter did. She said is was exciting and interesting. It is the only one left in the Caribbean.

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Reviewed April 15, 2016

This is a sacred place. The Screw Dock is the only one left now in the world and it's right there for you to explore. You are able to easily see how the mechanics worked and even the kids were fascinated. An historic, special feature...More

Thank MenorcaMin
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Reviewed March 2, 2016

Construction started on this unique piece of Victorian engineering in 1889 and the dock was completed in 1893.It was capable of lifting ships upto 1,200 tons and continued operating until the 1970's. Although the dock is now in a state of disrepair it is easy...More

2  Thank Grahamthetraveller
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Reviewed February 20, 2016

Wondering along the harbour, past all the tourist traps, my wife and I stumbled upon this unique dry dock. When operational, two massive rotating shafts lifted ships out of the water using lines of rack and pinions raising mighty beams. Though long since disused, you...More

Thank Steve W
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