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The Articles and Orders of Wrecking

August 20th, 2012 by Piper Smith

The first settlements of ship wreckers in the Bahamas began in 1648 by a group of religious refugees from Bermuda. They called themselves the “Eleutheran Adventures” and established their own colony on Eleutheria. Their document of government, termed the “Articles and Orders,” included regulations for wrecking. Read the rest of this entry »