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The bay and surrounding areas came under British control during the War of Jenkins' Ear. fleet attacking Santiago secured Guantánamo's harbor for protection during the hurricane season of 1898.
The bay extends past the boundaries of the base into Cuba, where the bay is then referred to as Bahía de Guantánamo.A 4-inch gun was salvaged from her wreck and put on display at the Naval Station.Since the gun was deformed by the heat from the fire, it was nicknamed "Old Droopy".Major geographical features on Leeward Point include Mohomilla Bay and the Guantánamo River. Two are available for use by base residents, while the third, Hicacal Beach, is closed.Windward Point contains most of the activities on the Naval Station.Public Works Center buses were pressed into service almost overnight to carry the tides of workers to and from the gate.
During the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, the families of military personnel were evacuated from the base.
In the fall of 1961, Cuban troops planted an 8-mile (13 km) barrier of Opuntia cactus along the northeastern section of the 17-mile (27 km) fence surrounding the base to stop Cubans from escaping Cuba to take refuge in the United States. and Cuban troops placed some 55,000 land mines across the "no man's land" around the perimeter of the naval base creating the second-largest minefield in the world, and the largest in the Western Hemisphere. They have since been replaced with motion and sound sensors to detect intruders on the base.
the Bamboo Curtain in East Asia or the similar Ice Curtain in the Bering Strait. The Cuban government has not removed its corresponding minefield outside the perimeter.
In the last quarter of the 20th century, the base was used to house Cuban and Haitian refugees intercepted on the high seas.
In the early 1990s, it held refugees who fled Haiti after military forces overthrew president Jean-Bertrand Aristide. The last Haitian migrants departed Guantanamo on 1 November 1995. military has alleged without formal charge that some of these detainees are linked to al-Qaeda or the Taliban.
Until the 1953–59 revolution, thousands of Cubans commuted daily from outside the base to jobs within.