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Name: Nantucket Lightship (LV-112, WAL 534)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Beverly, Massachusetts, United States


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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard
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Contact Address Information:
PO Box 454
Massachusetts, 01913, United States

This vessel was built in 1936. Its station assignments were: 1936-1942: Nantucket Shoals (MA); 1942-1945: Examination Vessel, WWII; 1945-1958: Nantucket Shoals, (MA); 1958-1960: Relief (1st District); 1960-1975: Nantucket Shoals (MA). It was used as a museum from 1975 until 1984 in Nantucket, MA, and then in Portland, ME. From 1997 to March 2002 it was at Captain's Cove Seaport in Bridgeport, CT. It arrived in Brooklyn, NY on March 30, 2002, where it was to be part of the national Lighthouse Museum. Is is now in Massachusetts and is managed by the U.S. Lightship Museum.

This light is not operational

Current Use: Museum exhibit.

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