lightship portsmouth

PHOTO ARCHIVE


WAL 524 as the STONEHORSE when it was stationed at Stonehorse Shoals in the Nantucket Sound. Photo courtesy of the USCG Historian’s Office.

Light Vessel 101 on it trial trip, August 22, 1916.
Photo courtesy of the USCG Historian’s Office.
See another photo from the same trip at http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-cp/history/Lightship_Index.html

Top view of WAL 524’s bow, circa 1960. Lightship PORTSMOUTH’s Photo Collection.

Top view of WAL 524’s stern, circa 1960. Lightship PORTSMOUTH’s Photo Collection.

WAL 525 (foreground) and WAL 524 (background) in storage at Portland, Maine, 1964. Lightship PORTSMOUTH’s Photo Collection.

From WAL 524, looking fore to WAL 525's stern in storage at Portland, Maine, 1964. From WAL 524, looking fore to WAL 525's stern in storage at Portland, Maine, 1964. Lightship PORTSMOUTH’s Photo Collection.

WAL 524’s Mess Deck, circa 1964. Lightship PORTSMOUTH’s Photo Collection.

WAL 524 (formerly) being towed to Portsmouth, Virginia by the fishing trawler Anthony Anne. Photo courtesy of the Portland Press Herald.

AL 524 (formerly) being prepared for its berthing at London slip in Portsmouth, Virginia. This slip had been used in conjunction with warehouses owned and operated by the Seaboard Air Line Railroad.Photo courtesy of the Virginian Pilot. Learn more the Seaboard line at http://www.aclsal.org/.

The lightship formerly known officially as LV 101/WAL 524 now becomes the PORTSMOUTH, as the City of Portsmouth continues the long held tradition of naming a lightship for the locale of its station. Photo courtesy of the Virginian Pilot.

The Portsmouth at Christmas time, circa 1980’s. Lightship PORTSMOUTH’s Photo Collection.

Some of the Lightship Portsmouth's crew

Some of the Lightship Portsmouth's crew

Some of the Lightship Portsmouth's crew

Some of the Lightship Portsmouth's crew

 

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