Monday, December 31, 2018
Cape Hinchinbrook, Alaska, Lightstation, 1948
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Lighthouses: Beacons of Hope

Alaska’s Hinchinbrook Island Light sits on a high cliff 235 feet above the ocean, at the SW corner of Hinchinbrook Island at the entrance to Prince William Sound. At this...

December 31, 2018
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Thursday, June 2, 2016
Interesting

Watch: Four and a Half Minutes of N. Atlantic Lighthouses in Storms

According to the uploader this footage is all of lighthouses in the Iroise Sea off northwest France. Special shout out to anyone who can name all them.  

June 2, 2016
Total Views: 47

Monday, October 19, 2015
Maritime News

China’s Lighthouses in Spratlys Beckon Recognition from Passing Ships

  By Greg Torode HONG KONG (Reuters) – The next time the United States sends warships by China’s man-made islands in the disputed South China, officers aboard will have to...

October 19, 2015
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Friday, May 22, 2015
News

This Guy Saved a Famous Martha’s Vineyard Lighthouse by Moving It

Chewing a cheap cigar atop an old bulldozer, Jerry Matyiko is at work in his office -- the stunning, colorful and rapidly eroding cliffs of Gay Head on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. Matyiko is in town to rescue a local treasure.

May 22, 2015
Total Views: 28

Thursday, June 5, 2014
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Multimedia

Daredevil French Lighthouse Keeper Performs Crazy Aerial Transfer

Next time you think you have it rough while riding the Billy Pugh from the crewboat to the rig, thank your lucky stars you don’t need to go back and...

June 5, 2014
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
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Power of the Ocean – Huge Waves and Heavy Seas | 3 Incredible Videos

In the words of the great John Bossie “Mother Nature and the Sea are extreme forces that must be respected at all times.” Here are some videos that illustrate the...

July 25, 2012
Total Views: 39

Thursday, June 7, 2012
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Passing The Torch – The Future Of A Historic Lighthouse

Today the following article appeared in the official blog of the US Coast Guard and, while it appears to be A story of the federal government supporting local communities, it...

June 7, 2012
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Friday, May 18, 2012
James Lewis lighthouse fraggle rock
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SPOTD – Fraggle Rock, err…St. Anthony’s Lighthouse

This Ship Photo of the Day goes out to Wiltshire native and professional photographer, James Lewis.  James is finishing up his degree at the University College Falmouth this year and this was...

May 18, 2012
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Sunday, February 19, 2012
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Maritime Monday for February 20, 2012: Alas Poor Yorck; The Raid on Scarborough

What is naval power for? There is no permanent answer. Unlike land-based military might – designed for the conquest of human-occupied territory – sea power has had different functions at...

February 19, 2012
Total Views: 62

Thursday, December 16, 2010
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Cold Temps Create Icehouse er, ice-lighthouse, on Lake Erie

Photo By Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen, USCG Shown here is the Cleveland Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse, on Lake Erie after a large storm swept across the mid-west bringing...

December 16, 2010
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Interesting

Lighthouses – An Endangered Species

Photo By Jay Q The first documented lighthouse was in Alexandria Egypt, circa 290 BC. And today, lighthouses are an endangered species. Pharos Lighthouse stood on the eastern point of...

July 30, 2008
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