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Zeebrugge / Lichtschip II (West-hinder) - lantern

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There have been three West-hinder light vessels in Belgium,all three with the huge West-hinder name painted on both side’s of the ships,this because all of them had to mark a big sandbank into the North sea,the sandbank called WEST-HINDER. Every three months the vessels relieved each other at the time they were still in service!
lighthouse vessel at the SEAFRONT ZEEBRUGGE
Length o.a.: 42,50 m
Length: 37,50 m
Beam: 7,80 m
Depth: 3,00 m
Side height: 5,90 m
Displacement: ca. 401
Weight: 420 t
Author of the photo: Karl Agre

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Album name:mitko / Belgium
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Museum. decommissioned 1994
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):Built 1950 at the Béliard-Crighton yard,Ostend(B) in a serie of three vessels.
Height of the tower, m:14 Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:14
Range, nm:12.4
Coordinates (in any format):Position as West-Hinder: 51°23'00'' North, 02°26'20'' East
Displayed:273 times
Date added:Jun 28, 2016
DateTime Original:2015:03:15 07:32:35
Keywords:Lightship ; Zeebrugge ; Belgium
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