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United states Lightvessel 95 (LV 95)
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United states Lightvessel 95 (LV 95)
Photo from [url=http://www.uscg.mil/history/weblightships/Lightship_Photo_Index.asp]US Coast Guard site[/url]
The LV 95 sank at the docks of her builder, the Racine-Truscott-Shell Lake Boat Co on 26 December 1911; the builder then raised her on 20 February 1912, three days after this photograph was taken.  She served on the Milwaukee station until 1932 and then served as a Relief lightship until she was decommissioned in 1965.
Keywords: Milwaukee;Wisconsin;Lightship;Historic

Photo from US Coast Guard site
The LV 95 sank at the docks of her builder, the Racine-Truscott-Shell Lake Boat Co on 26 December 1911; the builder then raised her on 20 February 1912, three days after this photograph was taken. She served on the Milwaukee station until 1932 and then served as a Relief lightship until she was decommissioned in 1965.

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Album name:mitko / US part of Great Lakes
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):decommissioned in 1965
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1911, LENGTH: 108'5" (loa); BEAM: 23'0"; DRAFT: 1l'6"; TONNAGE: 368 displ (fresh water)
Coordinates (in any format):1912-1932: Milwaukee (WI) 1933: Relief (11th District) 1934: Relief (3d District) ?? laid up Oct 8, 1934 1935-1965: Relief (4th District)
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Date added:Apr 07, 2012
Keywords:Milwaukee / Wisconsin / Lightship / Historic
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