Cooperage (HM273U)

Location: , Gros Islet
Country: Saint Lucia

N 14° 5.533', W 60° 57.817'

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In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries British warships, transports and supply ships came and went in Gros Islet Bay and were refitted and resupplied at Pigeon Island. Barrels were the containers of the day. They were used to transport fresh water from St. Lucia, and also for anything that needed to be packed and stowed away. This meant that a cooper had to be on hand to make barrels.
HM NumberHM273U
Placed BySaint Lucia National Trust
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20P E 719863 N 1558876
Decimal Degrees14.09221667, -60.96361667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 5.533', W 60° 57.817'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 5' 31.98" N, 60° 57' 49.02" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Gros Islet , LC
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