World of Lighthouses

New photos of lighthouses around the world every day


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

Find all pictures of this light
Click to view full size image

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

Rate this file (No vote yet)
File information
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)
Displayed:84 times
Date added:Jan 19, 2015
DateTime Original:2006:07:14 14:23:04
Keywords:United States ; Lightship ; Massachusetts
Download Link:Open picture in new window
Add your comment
Anonymous comments are not allowed here. Log in to post your comment
32699336510_55397258eb_o.jpg 32699336510_55397258eb_o1.jpg p128rev.jpg LV_114-WAL536_New_Bedford_Lightship_New_Bedford_Massachusetts.jpg New_Bedford_Lightship.jpg Lightship_New_Bedford.jpg 1714756.jpg
RSS feed