Man-O-War Heritage Archive - Credits and Links

Thanks go to the following people for providing photos, histories, music.







If you would like to add or change anything on the website, please email .

Thanks go to

    Troy Albury at the Snap Shop

for the 2013 Sojer Day prints

Thanks go to the following people for use of their scanners

    Steve on Sea Echo

    Tommy of Man-O-War Marina

Books about Man-O-War

  1. Man-O-War My Island Home - A History of an Outer Abaco Island, Haziel L. Albury, Christian Year Publications, 1977, ISBN 1872734049; can be found at Man-O-War Grocery on Man-O-War Cay

  2. Out Island Portraits - Bahamas 1946-1956, Ruth Rodriguez, Out Island Press, 1983; can be found at Joe’s Studio, Man-O-War Grocery and from Mr. Harcourt Thompson - all on Man-O-War Cay

Music about Man-O-War

  1. Man O War Cay - Its People and Its Past by Dot & Pete Lund.  Look for a copy of their CD at Bahama Waves.  Here are a couple short samples (from the 15 tracks on the CD):

Links - expanding on the area’s heritage


       Man-O-War Cay on Wikipedia - a snapshot

        Albert Lowe Museum - on Green Turtle Cay

        Great Harbour Boat Restoration - wooden boat restoration and Abaco Dinghy rentals on Elbow Cay

        Man-O'-War Cay, Abacos settled by Loyalists, Boat builders of the Bahamas - a Nat Geo website

        Marsh Harbour Online Museum - looks like a nice project

        The Bahamas of the 1940s - from Lance Lee’s heritage project

        Wyannie Malone Historical Museum - in Hope Town on Elbow Cay

        AbacoEscape - photos and articles that help illustrate the common roots the islands of the

                                  Abacos share in their architecture, art, familiy history, and island influences

        Fun ‘N Sun in the Abacos - “created by students of the Mary E. Albury High School

                                                      to encouraged tourism in the Abacos”

    Boating background

        The National Family Island Regatta - current events, history, photos

        Regatta Time in Abaco - background from The Abaconian

        Home Grown in the Abacos - some MOW boat building background

        Malolo was built by Edwin’s Boat Yard in 1964-5

        Tribute was built by WH Albury Boat Yard in 1947

        Boatbuilding on Abaco Thesis Collection (M.A.), Sister Patricia Ann Finnerty, Ball State, 1973

                - in particular, watch her video

The Haziel L. Albury Family

    (Mary Albury, Martha Roberts,

     Oceania and Haziel McDonald)

Nevile Albury

Willard Albury

Carl Brorein

Russell Kaplan

Lance Lee

Dot & Pete Lund

Joe Maggio

Jan and Jay Manni

Rosie and Lon Munsey

Emily Russell & The class of

    the MOW Primary School

Darren Sands

Deanna Stecker

Jeremy Sweeting

Peter Sweeting