Historic Nantucket Lightship to Shine Again

Photo/New England Boating, Tom Richardson
Photo/New England Boating, Tom Richardson

A 79-year-old floating lighthouse that once illuminated the passage for ships through the choppy waters of the Nantucket Shoals will shine its powerful main beacon this summer for the first time in 40 years, according to an article on BostonGlobe.com.

The owners of the Nantucket Lightship LV-112, the oldest ships of its kind, will flip the switch on the ship’s beacon August 7.

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