The world’s longest straight staircase which has 699 steps, was built on the island of St. Helena in 1829. “Settlers built it as an inclined plane in 1829 to help bring agricultural products into Jamestown, the capital of the island. ”
The RMS St Helena. Built in 1989 by Hall, Russell & Co in Aberdeen and entered service as a Royal Mail Ship in 1990. This was the last boat build in Aberdeen and by Hall and Russell Shipbuilders who closed in 1992. An airport was built on the island of St Helena which led to the decommissioning of the ship in 2016.