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Lighthouses and lightships of the United States

George Rockwell Putnam

Lighthouses and lightships of the United States

by George Rockwell Putnam

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Published by Houghton Mifflin company in Boston and New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lighthouses -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George R. Putnam.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVK1023 .P8 1933, VK1023 .P8 1933
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx p., 1 1., 324 p.
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17864162M
    LC Control Number33027142

    therein. Offshore lightships and lighthouses were no exception. At one time, lightships were one of the major aids to navigation in the United States; they remained on sta-tion year round through weather fair or foul. They were floating lighthouses located where the conditions made it impossible or impractical to build a permanent struc-ture. "List of Lightship Stations That Have Been Maintained by the United States, " Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 45 (Sep 1, ), pp. "List of Lightship Stations; Correction to Bulletin of September 1, ".

    United States Coast Guard Library, New London, CT. United States Coast Guard Historic Light Station Information Web Site United States Lighthouse Board Report, and US Lighthouses, USCG Lightship Sailors Association, Beverly Massachusetts. Webber presents readers with an extensive examination of the history of lightships, lighthouses, and lifeboat stations in the United States alongside his own personal history in the merchant marines and U.S. Coastguard.

    The Lighthouse Hunters have traveled the coasts of North America taking pictures of lighthouses. We have photographed almost all of the United States lighthouses and most of the Canadian lighthouses. Dozens of times we've been up and down the East Coast, the Gulf Coast, the Great Lakes, the West Coast including Alaska and Hawaii, and even Lake. Lightships of the Great Lakes. By Larry and Patricia Wright. This unique book identifies every lightship which served the Great Lakes, and tells their stories, along with many previously unpublished archival photographs. Many years in the making, this book deserves a spot on the shelf of any Great Lakes maritime or lighthouse library. Soft cover.


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