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United States Lightvessel 73 (LV 73 / WAL-503)

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Photo from US Coast Guard site
A print image scanned from the U.S. Lighthouse Service's List of Lights and Fog Signals on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1907).

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Album name:mitko / Northeast coast of US
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Carried off station during hurricane and sunk Sep 14, 1944 with loss of all hands (12). Two bodies were later washed ashore and recovered. Wreckage was later located and inspected by divers; salvage never attempted.
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):YEAR BUILT: 1901 LENGTH: 123'9" (loa); BEAM: 28'6"; DRAFT: 14'9" (depth); TONNAGE: 693 displ
Coordinates (in any format):1902-1913: Pollock Rip Shoals (MA) 1913-1923: Pollock Rip Slue (MA) 1923-1924: Pollock Rip (MA) 1924-1944: Vineyard Sound (MA) (During WWII remained on Vineyard Sound station, no armament provided)
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Date added:May 05, 2012
Keywords:United States ; Lightship ; Historic ; Massachusetts
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