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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. In the rear of the photo is the Plamer Island Lighthouse.

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Album name:Ed Beaulieu / Northeast coast of US
Rating (1 votes):55555(Show details)
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:Apr 07, 2013
DateTime Original:2007:05:29 13:42:14
Keywords:United States ; Lightship ; Massachusetts
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Hans de Graaf   [Apr 08, 2013 at 02:40 PM]
Nice. Palmer Island Lighthouse 1849, act., J 0501

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