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Postcards From Readers: Antigua’s English Harbour

The photographer: James Muir of Sacramento


 English Harbour is a natural harbor and settlement on the Caribbean island of Antigua. The Royal Navy established a base of operations  there during the 18th century. English Harbour is best known for Nelson’s Dockyard, which occupies the site of the British navy base. It was named for Horatio Nelson, who commanded it during the colonial period, 1784 through 1787. This photo was taken after a morning rain in January.
The photographer: James Muir of Sacramento English Harbour is a natural harbor and settlement on the Caribbean island of Antigua. The Royal Navy established a base of operations there during the 18th century. English Harbour is best known for Nelson’s Dockyard, which occupies the site of the British navy base. It was named for Horatio Nelson, who commanded it during the colonial period, 1784 through 1787. This photo was taken after a morning rain in January.

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