Rhode Island Lighthouses

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Lighthouse Tender Cactus

Hog Island Shoal Lightship cactus
 Courtesy of Lighthouse Digest  

Location: Southeast end of Hog Island Shoal
1885 - 1901 Lat 41 37 48 N - Long 71 16 18 W
Year Built: 1863
Design: Wood Hull Copper Sheathed with 1 mast and a boom crane.
Length: 140' 7"(loa); Beam: 22' 6"; Draft: 8' 4"; Tonnage: 176 gross
Illuminating Apparatus: Single lantern on mast
Propulsion: Side Paddle Wheels
Years on Station: November 1 - 3, 1899
Status: Sold in July 1909 became merchant ship Prospect operated until 1921.
Light Characteristic: Fixed White
Range: 12 miles
Location: Year Built: Design: Ship's Dimensions: Illuminating Apparatus: Propulsion: Years on Station: Status: Light Characteristic: Range:


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