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Name: North Carr Lightship  

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Nearest Town or City:
Dundee, , United Kingdom

Location: In harbor at Dundee, Angus, east coast of Scotland.

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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Maritime Volunteer Service


This is the only remaining Scottish lightship. It served off Fife Ness at the entrance to the Firth of Tay. It has been used as a training vessel for the Maritime Volunteer Service. As of early 2004 it was at Victoria Dock awaiting repairs. After the lightship is refurbished there are plans for increased public access.

Description of Tower: Red steel lightship with square pyramidal tower and lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1932

Date Deactivated: 1975

Current Use: Training vessel.

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