His ships blockaded Chesapeake Bay, much to the consternation of Thomas Jefferson and others. His exploits are written about in full in the 2012 book "The Prince of Privateers.
Dendrochronology or tree-ring dating is the scientific method of dating using the annual nature of tree growth in suitable tree species.
Dendrochronology allows the exact calendar year in which each tree rings was formed to be established enabling the precise dating of trees and timbers.
Both the main house and rented apartment received sensitive but significant BNT upgrades in 2013-2014.
Keith Forbes graphic.7 Savannah Road, Hamilton Parish, CR01.
We undertake both private and commercial commissions in dendrochronology throughout the UK: Most previous reports are available for purchase and these are listed on the Building page.
The Tree-Ring Services web-site provides further information on our services and dendrochronology and dendroclimatology research. Some of our more recent reports are listed below: Buildings we date by dendrochronology are generally also published in Vernacular Architecture and summaries of the typographic features are available from the Building Archaeological Research Database (BARD).
Lough House was where a son of Major and Mrs Walker was born on June 15, 1863, and at the special request of Mrs. The wide two-storey verandahs are reminiscent of West Indian plantation houses which Francis Albuoy, who built Belair, encountered on his travels south through the islands to Demerara in British Guiana (now Guyana) in South America where he had a trading business in the early 1800s.
Walker, a Confederate flag was ceremoniously draped over her lying-in bed. The front door, beneath an elegant fanlight, is surrounded by stone quoining.
The Traditional Building Guide: Advice for Preserving Bermuda's Architectural Heritage. Anthony Short and Sylvia Shorto, with drawings by Anthony Short. The main floor of the house consists of double living rooms with fireplaces, formal dining room, large modern kitchen with breakfast area, three bedrooms, and an exquisite master suite (including dressing room and home office). Won the 2003 Bermuda In Bloom best Garden in the Parish Award.
A classic and historic Bermudian home, original part of which was built in 1700, 5-10 minutes (depending on traffic) from the centre of the City of Hamilton, with wood floors, fireplaces, tray ceilings and old fashioned verandahs that overlook both the South Shore and Hamilton Harbour.
Flanking the residence on either side are two cottages, both with two additional bedrooms, and one with a kitchen and living room.