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Massachusetts / New Bedford / Lightship New Bedford (US Lightvessel 114 (LV 114, WAL-536))

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The Lightship New Bedford seen tied up in New Bedford shortly before it was sold for scrap and destroyed.
Author of the photo: Robert English

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Album name:mitko / Northeast coast of US
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Decommissioned Nov 5, 1971; planned to be used as Coast Guard mobile museum but not so used.
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):YEAR BUILT: 1930 LENGTH: 133'3" (loa); BEAM: 30'0"; DRAFT: 13'3"; TONNAGE: 630 displ
Any other comments:1942-1945: During WWII, assigned to 3d district stationed at Bay Shore (NY); used as examination vessel; armed with one 6-pounder
Coordinates (in any format):1930-1942: Fire Island (NY) 1942-1945: Examination Vessel, WWII 1945-1947: Diamond Shoal (NC) 1947-1958: Relief (1st District) 1958-1969: Pollock Rip (MA) 1969-1971: Portland (ME)
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Date added:Jan 19, 2015
DateTime Original:2006:07:14 14:23:04
Keywords:United States ; Lightship ; Massachusetts
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