Making Port of Call.
U.S.S Harlan R. Dickson,
Commander Barret Vahan
4 days stay.
Papago, Captain E. W. Wyse,
3 days stay.
- U.S.S Gainard, Commander Richard
5 days stay.
Dealey, LT. Commander Edward Whiteman, 5/28/1961
H.M.S. Bounty, Captain
William Bligh, 1783 - 1787
H.M.S. Providence, Captain William
H.M.S. Tweed, 10/29/1832
- H.M.S Druid, 3/03 -3/07,
- H.M.S. Forward, 10,21,1886, Lieut. Commander Furlanger
- H.M.S Urgent, 8/1893.
- H.M.S. Tarter, 8/21/1895
- H.M.S. Wistaria, 1/14/1923
H.M.S. Sparrow, Captain L.
Thomas, 8/31/1951, 2/2/1952
H.M.S. Vidal, Captain E.G.
Commadore W. J. Parker, 2/28 - 3/03, 1959.
In 1965 the
sailed from Lucea to Montego Bay with Queen
Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, after she completed her island tour in
Almandarez, Chevaulanzy, 10/23/1886
Bananas - Ship weekly from Lucea and Green
S.S. Jamaica Planter, S.S. North Star, S.S. Coppername, Gulfito and S.S.
Sugar - Export from storage houses in Lucea and Savanna-La-Mar.
Rum - Exported from Kew Estate at the
Wood - Export Fustic, Bullet, Logwood from the Logwood area of
Dye - Export from the Logwood area of
Spices - Exported world wide, Pimento, Ginger, Turmeric,
Yam - Export Lucea Yam to
workers as early as 1850. Cuba
was also another destination for Plantains, Cocoa. Ackee.
Cattle - Export to Trinidad & Tobago
Rice - Imported from
(British Guinea) and receive by Hanover Agency Ltd.
Asphalt - Imported from
Trinidad and Tobago,
received by the Hanover Public Works Department and The Hanover Parish
Salt - Imported From Turks &
Cacios by Hanover Agency Ltd.
Lumber - Imported and Received by Hanover Agency Ltd and
Moo Young from British Guinea.
Easter Regatta- During the 50's and early 60's there was
annual yacht race from Lucea to
There could be as many as forty yachts. Fire Fly was a champion boat
built in Lucea.
There was building of Schooners,
Cutters, Sloops, Yawls, Lighters, Drogher, Yacht, Canoe and
Launches in Lucea.
Winslow - A schooner that carry Ice from Mo Bay to Lucea.
– Used to for passenger transportation.
Lighters - Were used to ferry cargo to and from the boats, they
would be assisted at times by the launch "Dilly".
Often times citizens would hire the Lighters
for Sunday evening cruise on the harbor, or were used by Granville
Edwards Band, to serenade the Town during the Christmas season.
You could often see the Lighters going to the town of
miles away) to be used for the shipping of Bananas, Sugar and Rum.