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Name: Lightship Elbe 3  

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Nearest Town or City:
Hamburg, , Germany

Location: Museumshafen Övelgönne, north bank of Elbe in Hamburg.

Managing Organization:
Förderkreis Elbe 3


This vessel served at the Weser, Bremen, and Elbe 3 stations. It has been a museum in Hamburg since 1979. It is believed to be the world's oldest operational lightship.

Description of Tower: Red, two-masted lightship.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1888

Date Deactivated: 1977

Current Use: Museum.

Open To Public? Yes.

Open for tours on Sunday afternoons except when the ship is away.

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