National Geographic : 1965 Dec
Bagging canvas drives an interisland schooner across Admiralty Bay. A cen tury ago, transoceanic ships out of Eu rope called here to pick up West Indies products. As larger estates closed down, exports fell off drastically. Today locally built schooners provide the main links between many of the islands. Oysters that grow on trees: These small shellfish cling to submerged man grove roots on Carriacou. Hove down for hull repairs, a sloop lies in Admiralty Bay. To careen the craft, workers removed ballast, at tached a heavy tackle to the masthead, and literally pulled the boat onto its side. Anchored Finisterrefollows yacht ing etiquette in the British port by flying the Red Ensign at the spreader.