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United States Lightvessel 6 (LV 6)


      

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Album name:mitko / Northeast coast of US
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Dragged off station in moving ice Feb 4, 1918, last seen moving out the eastern entrance to Nantucket Sound; lost with all hands,
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):YEAR BUILT: 1855; LENGTH: 80'0" (lbp) BEAM: 24' DRAFT: l0'6" TONNAGE: 140 gross (listed 120 after 1914)
Any other comments:1933 dredge W L MARSHALL found parts of frame, believed to be from LV 6 In 1957 wreckage and artifacts found on West Dennis beach officially not confirmed; 1987lightship bell being recovered off Nauset Beach, a sonar search was planned 1988
Coordinates (in any format):1862-1912: Succonnesset Shoal (MA) 1912-1915: Relief (MA) 1915-1918: Cross Rip (MA)
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Date added:May 05, 2012
Keywords:United States ; Lightship ; Historic ; Massachusetts
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