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Sailing Directory for the Coast of the United States, Between Boston and the Mississippi, Including the Gulf of Florida, And the Coast of Cuba to Havana : To Accompany the Chart

By: Findlay, Alexander George, 1812-1875

... Island and Sound, 56; Stonington, 58; New London, 59; Bartlett's Reef and Lightvessel, 61 ; Connecticut River and Saybrook, 61 ; Falkner's Island and... ...RYLAND, 94 98 ; Fenwick's Island Lighthouse, 94 ; Winter Quarter Shoal and Lightvessel, 95 ; Assateague Island Lighthouse, 95 ; Cnincoteague Shoals, 9... ..., and each has patches of not more than 9 or 10 ft. water. The Pollock Rip Lightvessel, moored in 6 fathoms, 3 miles S.E. by E. E. from Monomoy lighth... ... minutes. A S. S.W. course up to, or a N.N.E. course for 2 miles from this lightvessel, will, ifmade good, take a vessel through the slue or swashway,... ...t less than 3 fathoms ; the black buoy, distant half a mile North from the lightvessel, must be passed close to on its eastern side. Another first-cla... ...d in going to sea through northern slue. An E. by S. | S. course from this lightvessel, or by keeping this lightvessel in line with the Shovelfull lig... ...from 4 to 7 fathoms on it. This shoal, like the Shovelfull, is marked by a lightvessel. BTJTLER'S HOLE is the channel to the southward of the shoals l... ...o much dependance should not be placed upon these. Besides the Pollock Rip lightvessel, previously mentioned, it is well marked by the two following :... ...viously mentioned, it is well marked by the two following : The Shovelfull Lightvessel is moored in the southern part of the channel be- tween that sh...

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Lightvessel

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... II, now a museum ship in Zeebrugge A lightvessel, or lightship, is a ship which acts as a lighthouse. They are u... ...me record of fire beacons placed on ships in Roman times, the first modern lightvessel was off the Nore sandbank at the mouth of the River Thames in E... ... 1.2 Appearance 2 Lightvessel service 2.1 British l... ... Construction A crucial element of lightvessel design is the mounting of a light on a sufficiently tall mast. ... ...pounding. As iron and steel were used in other ships, so were they used in lightvessels, and the advent of steam and diesel power led to self-propelle... ... Holding the vessel in position was an important aspect of lightvessel engineering. Early lightships used fluke anchors, which are sti... ...ypically weigh 3-4 tons. They were invented by Robert Stevenson. The first lightvessel equipped with one was an 82-ton converted fishing boat, renamed... ...lso at night, from one hour before sunset to one hour after sunrise, early lightvessels were equipped with red (or very occasionally white) day marker... ...as assigned the black buoy side of the entrance to the Lake Huron Cut. The lightvessel that operated at Minots Ledge, Cohasset, Mass. from 1854 until ...

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The New Examiner in Seamanship, Being the Seamanship Required of Candidates for Certificates of Competency Both in the Ordinary and Extra Examinations, Arranged in Questions and Answers

By: Ainsley, Thomas Lidell

... .. .. .. 13 Second Mates Definitions 29 Adjustments of the Sextant . . 45 Lightvessels on the Coasts of England and Ireland . * . . . . . . 47 Buoyag... ...didate must point out the various screws used in adjusting the sextant. I LIGHTVESSELS ON THE COASTS OF ENGLAND AND IEELAND. A white light is exhibit... ... ENGLAND AND IEELAND. A white light is exhibited from the forestay of each lightvessel, at a height of six feet above the rail, for the purpose of sho... ...howing in which direction the vessel is riding when at her station. When a lightvessel is driven from her proper position to one where she is of no us... ...other distinguishing mast-head marks will be struck. If from any cause the lightvessel be unable to exhibit her usual lights whilst at her station, th... ...er station, the riding light only will be shown. The mouths of foghorns in lightvessels are pointed to windward ; also those on the land with the wind... ...nshore of the latter bearing the light is obscured. Q,. Where is the Owers lightvessel? A. The Owers lightvessel lies in 16 fathoms at low water sprin... ...mile ; East Bank (Eastborough Head) buoy N.E. byN., distant 3^ miles ; Nab lightvessel N.W. W., distant 1 2^- miles. Q. What dangers are there off Bea... ...el, etc. Q>. What marks the Royal Sovereign shoal ? A, The Eoyal Sovereign lightvessel, shows three quick bright flashes every 45 seconds. 0. What are...

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Puffin Lightvessel

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All Hands : Bureau of Navigation News Bulletin; April 1939: Volume 18, Issue 201

By: Navy Department; Bureau of Navigation

...r tugs to follow, proceeded under adverse weather condi- tions to Ambrose Lightvessel, at which point he took bearings, juclged the direction in whi... ...eavy snovfdl to an approximate distance of fifteen miles southeast of the lightvessel, where three of the missing barges were located and taken in t...

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List of lightvessel museums in the United States

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Sailing Directions for the North Coast of France

...epth of from 15 to 11 fathoms. The bearings for the 6-foot patch are Varne lightvessel N. J E., nearly 5 miles ; cape Grisnez E. by S. 10k miles ; Dun... ...vy sea that no vessel can then cross it in safety even at high tide. VARNE LIGHTVESSEL. The Varne lightvessel lies in 16=J fathoms, about a mile westw... ...es. A watch buoy, red, is moored in 9 fathoms S.E. by E. 7 cables from the lightvessel. Buoy. A red spiral buoy, surmounted by staff and ball, and mar... ... 7i miles ; Cape Grisnez lighthouse, S.S.E. J E. llf miles ; and the Varne lightvessel, S.W. W. 6 miles. BULLOCK. This small bank (about 2 miles in ex... ...Touques River 21 Treport 10 Trouville 21 Trouville Bank 21 Varne Shoal and Lightvessel 2 Ver, Pointe de 23 Vergoyer 3 Vimereux 5 West Drix Shoal.., 25...

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Lightvessels in the United Kingdom

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...he United Kingdom goes back over 250 years. This page also gives a list of lightvessel stations within the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and Gib... ...1.3 Replacement 2 Lightvessel stations 2.1 England ... ...England 2.1.1 Active lightvessel stations ... ...ations 2.1.2 Former lightvessel stations ... ... History The world's first lightvessel was the result of a business partnership between Robert Hamblin... ...or.[1] Securing a patent on the technology they had developed, Avery had a lightvessel placed at the Nore in the Thames mouth in 1731, against the wis... ...e scheme worthless and the two men to be little more than adventurers. The lightvessel proved to be a great success, and Trinity House moved to acquir... ...he patent themselves, granting Avery lease revenues in exchange. A further lightvessel was placed at the Dudgeon station, off the Norfolk coast, in 17... ... Following their acquisition of the patent, all English and Welsh lightvessels were maintained by Trinity House, with the exception of the fo...

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Page's Weekly : Volume 3, No. 4

.... Mr. Sparling opened his lecture by describing several cf the well-kno\Cn lightvessels that are moored around the coast. The first lightvessel, he sa... ...he winter storms. Ihe first lantern constructed to surround the mast o the lightvessel was designed by Mr. Robert Stevenson, the engineer of the Bell ...

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Lightvessels in Ireland

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...Lightvessels in Ireland describes any lightvessel or lightfloat previously stationed off the coast of Ireland. Th... ... Contents Lightvessels 1 Lightvessel locations 2 ... ... External links 6 Lightvessels Kittiwake ... ...use for Down Cruising Club in Ballydorn[3] Puffin Lightvessel, Roche's Point, Cork – washed away in 1896 ... ... Sold First purpose-built lightvessel Star ... ...   Lightvessel locations Coningbeg, off the Salte... ... Lighthouses in Ireland Lightvessels in the United Kingdom List of lightho... ...els in the United Kingdom List of lighthouses and lightvessels Gallery ... ... Lights Lightvessels in Ireland ...

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Pugsley's New Guide to the United States Local Inspectors Examination of Masters and Mates : Of Ocean-Going Steam and Sailing Ships, Containing All Useful Information and Explaining How to Find Latitude and Longitude by Observation, And Many Other Useful Calculations Not Included in the Examination,

By: Pugsley, Richard Mariotte, 1866

...le if an easterly current is encountered) to a position south of Nantucket lightvessel, thence to Fire Island lightvessel when bound to New York, or t... ...re Island lightvessel when bound to New York, or to Five Fathom Bank south lightvessel when bound to Philadelphia. From August 15 to January 14, both ... ...latitude 43 N., thence also by rhumb line to a position south of Nantucket lightvessel, thence to Fire Island lightvessel when bound to New York, or F... ... Fire Island lightvessel when bound to New York, or Five Fathom Bank south lightvessel when bound for Philadelphia. Homeward routes. At all seasons of... ...omeward routes. At all seasons of the year, steer a course from Sandy Hook lightvessel, or Five Fathom Bank south lightvessel, to cross the meridian o...

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Spurn Lightship

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...{ +Spurn Lightship The Spurn Lightship (LV No 12) is a lightvessel (i.e. a ship used as a lighthouse) currently anchored in Hull M...

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Sessional papers of the Dominion of Canada 1916; Volume: 51, no. 17, Sessional Papers no. 21-23

By: Canada. Parliament

...el south- 21—3 i 36 MARINE AND FISHERIES 6 GEORGE V, A. 1916 ward of Breaksea lightvessel, Wales, prohibited; restriction of navigation in the Irish ... ...d to mined areas in the North.sea; regulations for approach to Folkestone, and lightvessels ; information regarding lights, lightships and pilotage ;i...

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Greenwich Light Vessel Automatic

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... + Greenwich Greenwich Light Vessel Automatic is the name of a lightvessel in the English Channel, off the coast of East Sussex . It is...

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Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada 1916 : Volume 51, No. 17, Sessional Papers No. 21-23

By: Canada. Parliament

...el south- 21—3 i 36 MARINE AND FISHERIES 6 GEORGE V, A. 1916 ward of Breaksea lightvessel, Wales, prohibited; restriction of navigation in the Irish ... ...d to mined areas in the North.sea; regulations for approach to Folkestone, and lightvessels ; information regarding lights, lightships and pilotage ;i...

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List of lighthouses and lightvessels in Denmark

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...This is a list of lighthouses and lightvessels in Denmark. Except for the island of Bornholm, Denmark is loca... ... [7] Lightvessel Gedser Rev ... ... 1895 Registered as Lightvessel No. XVII (Danish: Fyrskib XVII Gedser Rev) this ship served on ... ...National Museum of Denmark. Lightvessel XI ... ... 1878 Lightvessel I North Sea ... ...e foundation in Esbjerg.[5] Lightvessel XXI Various ... ... Leuchtturm net's collection of photographs of Danish lighthouses and lightvessels ... ... Lighthouses and lightvessels in Europe ... ... Lightvessel ...

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Pilot Lore; From Sail to Steam

By: United New York and New Jersey Sandy Hook Pilots Benevolent Associations; National Service Bureau; Allen, Edward L

...Blunt was lost on the Long Island shore about thirty miles from Sandy Hook lightvessel, in 1875. The Caprice, that had been raised after having been r... ...the crew of the little Virginia sloop Fawn, which foundered off Sandy Hook lightvessel on July 15, 1897, during a heavy storm. The crew of the sloop h... ...of the rescue to New York. The Law- rence had been on station duty off the lightvessel when those on board sighted the Fawn, shortly after darkness ha...

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Lightship Nantucket

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...The Lightship Nantucket or Nantucket Shoals was the name given to the lightvessel that marked the hazardous Nantucket Shoals south of Nantuck...

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Circular : Vol. 20 No. 149

By: Johns Hopkins University

...to the foreign. Further, it builds and main- tains all the lighthouses and lightvessels along the coast and on the internal waterways opened to foreig...

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Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic

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...+ Sandettie Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic is the name of a lightvessel stationed in the English Channel . It is one of the 22 coast...

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Shipbuilding and Shipping Record : Volume 10, No. 11

...rthward and eastward of a line dra\vn from Pwll-du Head to the Scarweather Lightvessel, and thence to Sker (Scar) Point, must be conducted by pilots l...

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Channel Light Vessel Automatic

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...Channel Light Vessel Automatic is the name of a lightvessel in the English Channel . It is one of the 22 coastal weather...

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Nature; Volume: 36

...eavy returi annually sent from the Llynwells, Dudgeon, Leman and Owei? and Happisburgh Lightvessels, that a dense stream pours along the coast from ea... ...icts of Wales. The Norfolk seaboard between Cromerand Yarmouth and the corre- sponding lightvessels show a large annual immigration, but the returns a... ...o fly, was received from the Fastnet and Tuskar on October 26 and 28 ; also from Spurn Lightvessel, November I, one ; Llyn Wells Lightvessel, November...

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East Hampton

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...ampton (SP-573), a United States Navy patrol vessel, minesweeper, and lightvessel in commission from 1917 to 1919 ...

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World Data Center for Oceanography, Silver Spring

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

...ries: a. Coastal and island stations. b. Near shore manned stations; i.e., lightvessels and platforms. c. Offshore manned stations; i.e., ocean weathe... ...A similar system is used in the 200-series for ships but is not applied to lightvessels and fixed shore stations; for the latter the ship/cruise ident... ...hese categories, the series/country/institution numbers are given, but the lightvessel’s or station’s name must be added instead of the ship/cruise nu... ...STATIONS This index presents in alphabetical order the names of the ships, lightvessels, platforms, and shore stations that are listed on the Data Inf... ...the Data Information sheets. Ship or Fixed Station — The name of the ship, lightvessel, platform, light- house, shore station, etc. Names of ships an... ...ghtvessel, platform, light- house, shore station, etc. Names of ships and lightvessels are given in capital letters, with lightvessels identified by ... ...ountry name, as well as the names of ships are printed in capital letters; lightvessels are identified by (LV) following the name. All other names no...

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Haslar Marina

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... the west of the entrance. It can be easily identified by the bright green lightvessel Mary Mouse II permanently moored to the outside of its breakwat...

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World Data Center for Oceanography, Silver Spring

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

...ries: a. Coastal and island stations. b. Near shore manned stations; i.e., lightvessels and platforms. c. Offshore manned stations; i.e., ocean weathe... ...A similar system is used in the 200-series for ships but is not applied to lightvessels and fixed shore stations; for the latter the ship/cruise ident... ...hese categories, the series/country/institution numbers are given, but the lightvessel’s or station’s name must be added instead of the ship/cruise nu... ...STATIONS This index presents in alphabetical order the names of the ships, lightvessels, platforms, and shore stations that are listed on the Data Inf... ...the Data Information sheets. Ship or Fixed Station — The name of the ship, lightvessel, platform, light- house, shore station, etc. Names of ships an... ...ghtvessel, platform, light- house, shore station, etc. Names of ships and lightvessels are given in capital letters, with lightvessels identified by ... ...ountry name, as well as the names of ships are printed in capital letters; lightvessels are identified by (LV) following the name. All other names no...

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Lightship Finngrundet (1903)

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... Type: Lightvessel Displacement: ... ...8 crew The Lightship Finngrundet is a lightvessel built in 1903 and now a museum ship moored in Stockholm, Sweden... ... History She was the second Finngrundet lightvessel, built in Gävle, Sweden in 1903 and replacing one dating from 1...

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Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding: A List of References in the New York Public Library

By: New York Public Library; Sawyer, Rollin Alger, 1889

...New York, 1915. v. 20, p. 67-71.) fVXA 1158. Cook, G. C. The United States lightvessels, nos. 101 and 102. 6 pi. (In- ternational Engineering Congress...

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List of lighthouses and lightvessels in Belgium

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...This is a list of lighthouses and lightvessels in Belgium. Name ... ...ort 1950 The lightvessel in a series of three used in the West-Hinder shoal off Nieuwpoo... ...rt 1950 This lightvessel was decommissioned in 1994. It is now berthed on dry land in a ... ...rt 1950 This lightvessel was heavily damaged in 1960 in a collision with the Norwegian t... ... with the Norwegian tanker Branita. On its way to Oostende for repair, the lightvessel sank, but could be salvaged and resumed duty. It was decommissi... ... This fixed installation replaced the Westhinder lightvessels around 1992.[1] ... ... Lighthouses and lightvessels in Europe ...

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The Post Office and Its Story; An Interesting Account of the Activities of a Great Government Department

By: Bennett, Edward

...ation with ships, there is also electrical communication with lighthouses, lightvessels, &c., round the coast, and shipping casualties at sea can now ... ...at sea can now be reported to owners of ships from certain lighthouses and lightvessels. Formerly all land lines were aerial, but more recently, in or...

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Lightship

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...Lightship may refer to: Lightvessel, a moored ship that has light beacons mounted as navigational a...

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Navigation Laws of the United States, 1915

By: United States. Laws, Statutes, Etc.; United States. Department of Commerce. Bureau of Navigation

... X..), 19J miles to Seiruin Lighthouse: thence 2.TJ i\VS\V.), ISi miles, to Cape Elizabeth Lightvessel, No. 74; thence 214| (SW. | W.), 29* miles, to ... ...drawn from Chatham Lighthouses, Mass., 146 (S. by E. 1 E.), 4 miles, to Pollock Rip Shoals Lightvessel, Xo. 73; thence 142 (SSE. E.), 12| miles, to Gr... ...rawn from Rockaway Point Life- Saving Station 1071 (S. i E.), 6} miles, to Ambrose Channel Lightvessel, Xo. 87; thence 23S (WSW.), 8} miles, to Xavesi... ...are Bay: A line drawn from Cape May Lighthouse 2<>0 (SSW. -g- W.), 8?. miles, to Overfalls Lightvessel, Xo. 69; thence 246i (WSW. \ W.), 3 mile, to Ca... ...A line drawn from Ferris Wheel, on Isle of I'alms, 154 (SSE. \ E.), 7 miles, to Charleston Lightvessel, Xo. ::*; thence 2.7.) (W. f S.) through Charle...

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List of lighthouses and lightvessels in Sweden

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...use This is a list of lighthouses and lightvessels in Sweden. Contents ... ... Contents Lightvessels 1 Lighthouses 2 ... ... External links 4 Lightvessels Almagrundet ... ... Almagrundet Old Finngrundet lightvessel, now a museum ship Fladen ... ... Lighthouse List of lighthouses and lightvessels List of islands of Sweden ... ... Lighthouses and lightvessels in Europe ... ... Lightvessel ...

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The Irish Naturalist : Volume 19

By: Royal Zoological Society of Ireland

...es on the Imniigratory movemeuts and Records received from Lighthouses and Lightvessels during the Autumn of 1907. By the Committee appointed by the B... ...ve always come from Yorkshire." The migration reports from lighthouses and lightvessels contain many interesting observations. R. P. BRITISH AND IRISH...

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List of shipwrecks in 1902

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...of two passengers. April 13 April collided with off the Newarp Lightvessel and sank. May 6 May Camorta : sank in the Irrawadd...

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Shooting, Yachting, And Sea-Fishing Trips : Volume 2

By: Wildfowler

...When clear we found ourselves opposite Walmer Castle, with the South Goodwin lightvessel ahead on our port side. The wind was fair and moderately stif...

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Proceedings and Transactions : Volume 9

By: Liverpool Biological Society; Liverpool Biological Society. Proceedings; Liverpool, University Of. Lancashire Sea Fisheries Laboratory. Report

...anged to have a similar periodic distribution from the Liverpool NorthWest LightVessel. Altogether, over 33 per cent., or about one in three of the pa...

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