Barbados 2012 Port of Bridgetown, 1961-2011

From Stamps of the World
  • Date of Issue : 1st October 2012
  • four values
  • Designed by: Andrew Robinson, after photographs
  • Printer: BDT International Security Printing, Ireland
  • Printing process: lithography
  • stamp format height 28½mm x width 42½mm
  • Perforations: 14 x 14

10c ~ Pelican Island (early view of the offshore islet which had the Quarantine Station
65c ~ lightermen transferring sacks from lighters on to trucks (before 1961)
$1.75 ~ tug Barbados II (present day)
$2.80 ~ modern aerial view of Bridgetown Deepwater Harbour with cruise liners
In course of the construction of the harbour between 1956 and 1961, the Caribbean Sea between Pelican Island and Barbados was reclaimed and filled in