Sakonnet Light, photo BoatingLocal/Tom Richardson.
EastBayRI.com: A crew of 9 men, a tug, barge, crane, and an accommodating ocean all collaborated Sunday to help clear Little Cormorant Rock of all traces of equipment used to restore the Sakonnet Lighthouse.
While actual restoration work on the 66’ tall caisson lighthouse had ended about 2 months ago, a 3-story platform and equipment remained. Calm seas were needed for a barge and crane to pick the stuff off and it was a long wait.
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Tom Richardson is the director and host of New England Boating. Before that he served as the editor of Northeast Boating from 2005 to 2009, and as managing editor of Salt Water Sportsman magazine from 1995 to 2004. He lives, boats and fishes in southeastern Massachusetts with his wife and three kids.