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They worked in pairs, one on station for a year, the other one for maintenance at Cairns. On station they where visited every 3 months for a gasfill and small maintenance.
Robert Bersma made this picture in 1974 on board of the Dutch m/v Straat Singapore.

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Album name:Hans de Graaf / AU - Queensland
Rating (1 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Museum in Brisbane (2)or Sydney (4)
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1917
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Date added:Mar 06, 2012
Keywords:Queensland ; Historic ; Australia ; Lightship
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