• 1722 Hurricane, August 28

    The Jamaica Weather Report of 1915, reported that the entire island was damaged due to the hurricane of 1722
    - The eye of the storm passed over Port Royal, causing serious damage and the water in Port Royal rose 16 feet above its usual level
    - Most of the buildings in Kingston were either damaged or completely destroyed
    - About 5% of the town was in ruins and plantations all over the island were severely destroyed
    - Of the 50 vessels that were in the port, only 4 military personnel within those vessels, were spared
    - Approximately 400 lives were lost