Hopewell, Hanover

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Coordinates: 18°27′N 78°01′W / 18.450°N 78.017°W / 18.450; -78.017

Hopewell, Hanover
Hopewell Hanover: Jamaican fishermen
Round Hill, Jamaica Hopewell Hanover
Hopewell fishermen named "Earl" finds his missing fishing equipment.

Hopewell is a settlement and fishing village in Hanover Parish, Jamaica, located 15 kilometres west of Montego Bay. Its main tourist attraction is Round Hill, Jamaica, a resort located on the beach front in the eastern side of the settlement known as one of the finest resorts in Jamaica.[citation needed]

A small fleet of fishing boats operates from the beach to the west of the center of town.

Off of the main road, heading south from the center of the settlement, is the bamboo district, once known for its large production of tall bamboo trees and thick jungle environment.

Old Steamer Beach[edit]

Hopewell is the location of "Old Steamer Beach", west of the main center of the Parish. The skeleton of the U.S.S. Caribou, a wood hull steamer dating from 1887 that washed off its mooring from Mobay, is still located on the beach and the ships hull and timber remains sit just under the low tide waterline.

The remains of the boiler stands a few feet above the water.

Bamboo District[edit]

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External links[edit]

http://luceatown.info/History