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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.
Author of the photo: Larry Myhre

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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)
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Date added:May 22, 2015
DateTime Original:2004:06:05 10:43:59
Keywords:United States ; Lightship ; Massachusetts
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