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U. S. Lightships 

A Historical Bibliography


Articles:

"Acetylene Lights, Relief Light Vessel ‘No. 78.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 41 (May 1915), pp. 162-163.

"Additional Radio Fog Signal Service on Nantucket Light Vessel." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 11 (Nov 1, 1924), pp. 51-52.

"Ambrose Lightship." Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association The Bulletin (Mar 1953), pp. 307-313.

"Ambrose Lightship May Be Replaced." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 21 (Aug 1964), p. 131.

"An Atlantic Lightship [No. 109] in the October Hurricane." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 71 (Nov 1, 1929), p. 311.

Bachand, Robert.  "Fire Island Lightship." The Keeper's Log (Summer 2000), pp. 12-13.

Baker, William A. "U.S. Light-Vessel No. 50, Columbia River." The American Neptune IX, No. 4 (Oct 1949), pp. [?????]

Bell, Brian. "A Lightship Named the Buzzards." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1956), pp. 26-27.

"Better Protection for Nantucket Shoals." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 69 (Sep 1, 1923), p. 295.

"Boston Lightship ‘No. 54’ Damaged By Collision." Lighthouse Service Bulletin V, 1 (Jan 1, 1936), p. 1.

"Boston Lightship Replaced by Automated 'Monster Buoy.'" Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association The Bulletin (May-Jun 1975), p. 40.

"Brenton Reef Lightship to be Replaced by Off-shore Structure." Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association The Bulletin (Mar-Apr 1961), p. 73.

Burgess, Starr C. "Life on a Lightship." Coast Guard Magazine (Jul 1951), pp. 14-15.

"Bush Bluff Light Vessel [ No. 97 ]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 15 (Mar 1, 1919), pp. 65-66.

"CG Lightship No. 73 [ lost in hurricane, 1944 ]." Coast Guard Magazine (Jun 1952), p. 39.

Cairo, Robert F. "Notes on Early Lightship Development." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 188 (Jul-Aug-Sep, 1975) pp. 3-14; No. 189 (Oct-Nov-Dec 1975), pp. 38-47; No. 190 (Jan-Feb-Mar 1976), pp. 13-24; No. 191 (Apr-May-Jun, 1976), pp. 46-58.

"Cape Charles Lightship [ No. 72 ] in a Recent Storm." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 49 (Jan 3, 1928), pp. 225-226.

"Cape Lookout Lightship [ No. 107 ] in October Gale." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 71 (Nov 1, 1929), p. 312.

"Cape Lookout Lightship [ No. 107 ] Struck by September Hurricane." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 10 (Oct 1, 1930), p. 40.

"Caution as to the Need of Care in Approaching Lightships on Radio Bearings." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 53 (May 1, 1933), p. 175.

"The Coast Guard's Newest Lightship, San Francisco." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1951), p. 28.

"Collisions with Lightships." Lighthouse Service Bulletin V, 24 (Dec 1937), p. 96.

"Color of Overfalls Lightship." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 26 (Feb 1, 1926), p. 119.

"Comparison of Cast-Steel and Wrought-Iron Anchor Chain for Lightships." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 47 (Nov 1, 1927), p. 217.

"Completion of Repairs to Diamond Shoal Light Vessel ‘No. 71.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 21 (Sep 1913), pp. 82-83.

"Construction and Repair Topics: Lightships." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 37 (Sep 1939), p. 30-(1).

Cook, George C. "The Evolution of the Lightship." Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers 21 (1913), pp. 97-118.

________. "The United States Lightvessels Nos. 101 and 102," Transactions of the International Engineering Congress, (1915).

"Cooperation of Lightships in Reporting Weather Conditions." Lighthouse Service Bulletin V, 13 (Jan 1937), p. 51.

"The Cross Rip Lightship. . ." Along the Coast I, No. 9 (Jun 1910), p. 11.

"Damage to Light Vessel ‘No. 73.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 39 (Mar 1, 1921), pp. 170-171.

De Wire, Eleanor. "The Lightships: Lanterns of the Sea." The Compass III (1984), pp. 16-20.

"Delaware Welcome Mat, U.S. Coast Guard Magazine Visits the WAL-605." Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1955), pp. 32-34.

Delgado, James. "The Development of the American Lightship." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1990), pp. 2-12.

"Descriptions of New Vessels [ L. S. No. 101, 102 ]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 50 (Feb 1916), p. 202.

"Diamond Shoal Light Vessel [ No. 71 ]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 16 (Apr 1, 1919), p. 69.

"Diamond Shoals Light Vessel [ No. 72 ] in Storm." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 10 (Oct 1, 1924), p. 45.

"Diamond Shoals Lightship Off Station." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 16 (Apr 1, 1925), p. 72.

"Diamond Shoal Lightship [ No. 105 ] in Recent Storm." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 60 (Dec 1, 1928), p. 267.

"Diamond Shoal Lightship Survives Violent Hurricane." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 46 (Oct 2, 1933), pp. 161-162.

"Distance-Finding Mechanism on Nantucket Light Vessel." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 8 (Aug 1, 1924), p. 38.

Dodge, William B. "The High Intensity Lighted Beacon for NANTUCKET Lightship (WAL-534)." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 124 (Sep-Oct 1960), pp. 47-50.

"Drowning of Men From Cape Lookout Light Vessel." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 20 (Aug 1913), p. 78.

Ehrman, William E. "Lost on Voyages to Nowhere." Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association The Bulletin (July/Aug 1984), pp. 27-31.

"Experience in Using Radiobeacons Especially in Approaching Lightships." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 55 (Jul 1, 1934), p. 181.

"Extended Radio Fog Signal Service on Important Lightships." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 1 (Jan 1, 1924), p. 4.

Fisher, William. "The Examination Vessels of WWII." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1997), pp. 28-29.

"Fire Island Light Vessel Damaged by Collision." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 5 (May 1, 1924), pp. 22-23.

"Fire Island Lightship [ No. 114 ] on Voyage From Pacific to Atlantic Coast." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 9 (Sep 1, 1930), p. 38.

"First Unmanned Ocean Lightship [ EXP-99 ] Undergoing Tests." Coast Guard Bulletin V, 11 (May 1950), pp. 276-277.

Flagg, Horld W. "Vineyard Lightship, Revisited..." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1991), pp. 24-27.

Flint, Willard. "Illumination and Signaling Systems." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1990), pp. 13-15.

________. "The Loss of Lightship 58." The Keeper's Log (Fall 1987), pp. 9-17.

"Fog Signal Plant, Light Vessel ‘No. 1.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 34 (Oct 1914), p. 134.

Fox, Charles S. "Cornfield Point Lightship." Model Ship Builder 66 (Jul/Aug 1990), pp. 39-55.

Fraser, Robert. "The Navy’s Lightships." The Keeper’s Log X (Summer 1994), pp. 32-33.

Gibson, J.L. "Lightship [ Nantucket I ] is Latest Law Enforcement Ship." Commandants Bulletin (Dec 7, 1984), p. 3.

Gill, James. "Life and Times on the San Francisco Bar Station—Lightship 612." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1990), pp. 16-22.

Gordon, Bob. "Science Battles Fog Menace." Modern Mechanics 19:4 (Feb 1938), pp. 42-45, 118, 120.

Grupp, George W. "First Lightships Served as Pirate Warnings." Coast Guard Magazine (Oct 1956), pp. 30-31, 63.

Hauser, A.H. "The Loss of LV 73." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1990), pp. 6-13.

Hauser, A.H. "Stone Horse Shoal Lightship -- Slightly Off Station." The Keeper's Log (Spring, 2001), pp. 14-15.

"Hedge Fence Lightship [ No. 49 ] Sunk on Station." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 24 (Dec 1, 1925), p. 105.

"Historical Notes Regarding Nantucket Lightship Station." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 54 (Jun 1, 1934), p. 179.

"Important Lightship at Entrance to New York to be Relocated." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 72 (Dec 2, 1929), p. 315.

"Important New Safeguard for Shipping, Barnegat Lightship." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 43 (Jul 1, 1927), p. 197.

"Improvements in Lightship Radio Facilities." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 69 (Sep 1, 1935), pp. 215-216.

"Incandescent Electric Lights of Increased Candlepower on Light Vessels." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 70 (Oct 1, 1923), p. 300.

Kittila, John H. "One of the Roughest [ Nantucket ]." Coast Guard Magazine (Jul 1955), pp. 30-31.

Kobbe, Gustav. "Life on the South Shoal Lightship." Century 20, No. 4 (Aug 1891).

"Lansing Shoal Lightship Struck By Passing Steamer." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 57 (Sep 1, 1928), p. 255.

Larmey, R.E. "Life on a Lightship." Coast Guard Magazine (Dec 1946), p. 2.

"Last Civilian Master Leaves Lightship Service [ Gavin L. Field ]." Coast Guard Magazine (Jan 1957), pp. 20-21.

"Life on Nantucket Lightship." Coast Guard Magazine (Jan 1940), p. 19.

"Light Vessel ‘No. 45.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 30 (Jun 1, 1920), pp. 129-130.

"Light Vessel ‘No. 99’ Launched." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 24 (Dec 1, 1919), p. 105; "Light Vessel ‘No. 99,’" II, 36 (Dec 1, 1920), p. 154.

"Light Vessel ‘No. 103.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 29 (May 1, 1920), p. 125; II, 37 (Jan 3, 1921), p. 161.

"Light Vessel ‘No. 109.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 69 (Sep 1, 1923), p. 296.

"Lightship Life on the Unholy Rollers." Coast Guard Magazine (May 1946), pp. 46-47.

"Lightship [ No. 1 ] 75 Years Old Soon to be Retired From Service." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 8 (Aug 1, 1930), pp. 32-33.

"Lightship ‘No. 54,’ Long On Boston Station is Retired From Service." Coast Guard Bulletin III, 24 (Jun 1947), p. 363.

"Lightship ‘73’ Extensively Overhauled." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 20 (Aug 1, 1931), pp. 79-80.

"Lightship ‘79’ Being Converted to Diesel Drive." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 19 (Jul 1, 1931), p. 76.

"Lightship No. 116." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 71 (Nov 1, 1929), p. 313.

"Lightship 605 One of Trio Being Readied for Sea Duty." Coast Guard Bulletin VI, 1 (Jul 1950), p. 8

"A Lightship Rides the Gale." Lighthouse Service Bulletin V, 12 (Dec 1936), p. 43.

"Lightship Service Loses Able Man: Capt. [ James ] Jorgensen Passes Away. . ." Along the Coast I, No. 9 (Jun 1910), p. 11.

"'Lightship Without a Crew.'" Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association The Bulletin (May 1950), pp. 86-89.

"Lightships [ No. 52, 80 ] During a January Gale." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 14 (Feb 2, 1925), p. 63.

"Lightships in September Hurricane." Lighthouse Service Bulletin V, 10 (Oct 1936), p. 35.

"Lightship Service Loses Able Man [ Captain James Jorgensen ]." Along the Coast I, No. 9 (Jun 1910), p. 11.

"Liner Collides with Nantucket Lightship." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 50 (Feb 1, 1934), p. 169.

"List of Lightship Stations That Have Been Maintained by the United States, 1820-1927." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 45 (Sep 1, 1927), pp. 205-209.

"List of Lightship Stations; Correction to Bulletin of September 1, 1927." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 46 (Oct 1, 1927), pp. 211-212.

Liston, Ronald L. "Lightships: America’s Vanished Sentinels of the Sea." Sea Power (Jul 1998), pp. 37-43.

"LNB May Replace Lightship [ Nantucket ]." Commandant's Bulletin #20-82 (Aug 30 1982), p. 7.

"LV 605: National Historic Landmark." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1990), pp. 28-31.

"Marking Light-Vessel Stations." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 19 (Jul 1913), pp. 74-75.

"Memorial to Members of Crew of Nantucket Lightship ‘No. 117.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 66 (Jun 1, 1935), p. 208.

"Meteorological Observations on United States Lightships." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 67 (Jul 1, 1917), pp. 274-275.

Miller, James N. "Ghost Lightships. Bureau of Lighthouses has Produced and Placed in Commission Beacon Craft with Mechanical Brains." Coast Guard Magazine (May 1937), pp. 18-19.

Moore, C. "Coast Guard Lightships ... A Passing Era." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 188 (Jul-Aug-Sep, 1975), pp. 15-16.

"Moorings for Light Vessels on Exposed Stations." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 5 (May 1912), pp. 17-18.

"Moving of Frying Pan Shoals Lightship." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 8 (Aug 1, 1930), p. 32.

"Mystery of Lost Lightship Appears Solved by Wreckage." New Bedford Standard Times (July 18, 1933).

Nalty, Bernard C. & Truman Strobridge. "Bright and Steadfast Light." Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association The Bulletin (Nov-Dec 1975), pp. 37-41.

"Nantucket Lightship Radio Fog Signal Useful in Navigation." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 20 (Aug 1, 1925), p. 87.

"New Columbia Lightship Back on Station: Replaced 40 Year Old-Timer Last Year." Coast Guard Bulletin VIII, 10-11 (Apr-May 1953), pp. 184-186.

"New Diesel Lightship [ No. 111 ] for Northeast End." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 38 (Feb 1, 1927), pp. 177-178.

"New Electric-Lighting System for a Light Vessel." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 17 (May 1913), pp. 66-67.

"New Fire Island Lightship [ No. 114 ] Arrives at Staten Island From West Coast." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 10 (Oct 1, 1930), p. 40.

"A New Light For Ambrose." Coast Guard Engineers Digest No. 81 (Jul-Aug, 1953), pp. 24-25, 33.

"New Lightship [ No. 105 ] for Dangerous Station Off Cape Hatteras: The Largest and Most Completely Equipped Lightship of This Country." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 52 (Apr 1, 1922), pp. 221-222.

"New Lightship [ WAL-613 ] Launched on CG Anniversary." Coast Guard Bulletin VIII, 3 (Sep 1952), pp. 51-52.

"New Lightship Launched at Coast Guard Yard." Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1952), p. 25.

"New Lightship [ No. 189 ] Soon to Leave Great Lakes for Atlantic Coast." Coast Guard Bulletin III, 22 (Apr 1947), p. 344.

"New Lightship With Radio Fog Signal for Nantucket Shoals Station." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 61 (Jan 2, 1923), p. 261.

"New Lightships." Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association The Bulletin (Dec 1946), pp. 288-289.

"New Lightships to Be Built." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 42 (Jun 1, 1921), pp. 181-182.

"New Radio Controlled Lightship." Coast Guard Bulletin III, 36 (Jun 1948), pp. 513-514.

"A Noble Veteran [ No. 1 ]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 9 (Sep 1, 1930), p. 38.

"The Oldest Lightship [ No. 11 ] Retired From Service." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 24 (Dec 1, 1925), pp. 105-106.

"Overfalls Light Station - LV 101 / WAL 524." The Bay Pilot: Delaware River and Bay Lighthouse Foundation, Inc.  I, No. 4 (Winter 1999), p. 15.

"Petty Officer Writes Graphic Description of Lightship Duty." Coast Guard Magazine (Oct 1952), pp. 2, 4.

"Pollock Light Vessel [ No. 110 ] in the Recent Hurricane." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 10 (Oct 1, 1924), p. 45.

"Pollock Rip Light Vessel in Gale." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 4 (Apr 1, 1924), p. 18.

"Pollock Rip Lightship in February Gales Off Cape Cod." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 27 (Mar 1, 1926), pp. 123-124.

"President Roosevelt Commends Crew of Diamond Shoal Lightship." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 47 (Nov 1, 1933), p. 163.

"Radio Communication with Light Vessels." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 1 (Jan 1, 1924), p. 4.

"Radio Fog Signal on Boston Light Vessel." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 72 (Dec 1, 1923), p. 315.

"Radio on Lightships 30 Years Ago." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 16 (Apr 1, 1931), p. 66.

"Ram Island Lightship Replaced by a Gas and Bell Buoy." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 17 (May 1, 1925), p. 75.

Ramsey, Benjamin. "The Great Grandma of the Jersey Banks [Barnegat Lightship]." Coast Guard Magazine (Apr 1955), pp. 4-5.

"Recovery of Light Vessel ‘No. 82.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 46 (Oct 1915), p. 183.

"Relief Light Vessel [ No. 51 ] Sunk." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 17 (May 1, 1919), p. 73.

"Relief Light VesselNo. 90.’" Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 37 (Jan 3, 1921), p. 163.

Ridgely-Nevitt, Cedric. "A Light-Vessel of 1823 built by Henry Eckford." The American Neptune V, No. 2 (Apr 1945), pp. [?????]

"Riding Lights on Lightships." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 69 (Sep 3, 1929), p. 303.

Rongner, George. "Buzzards Lightship in the Storm of February 25-26, 1956." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1996), pp. 20-30.

________.  "Fog. . .As Experienced From a Lightship."  The Keeper's Log (Summer 2003), pp. 22-29.

"The Runaway Lightship [ Cross Rip-1867 ]."  Along the Coast I, No. 1 (Mar 1909), p. 15.

"Sale of Light Vessels [ Nos. 45, 97 ]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 30 (Jun 1, 1920), p. 129; [L. V. No. 43] II, No. 32, (Aug 2, 1920), p. 137;

"San Francisco Light Vessel [ No. 76 ] in a Gale." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 63 (Mar 1, 1923), pp. 269-270.

"San Francisco Lightship Back on Ocean Station." Coast Guard Magazine (Dec 1945), p. 34.

"[ Sandy Hook Lightship ]: Ship Stores, 1825." The Keeper's Log (Winter 2005), p. 48.

"Savannah Offshore Structure to Replace Lightship." Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association The Bulletin (Mar-Apr 1963), p. 65.

"Severe Test of Cast-Steel Chain for Lightships." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 50 (Feb 1, 1928), p. 230.

Shepherd, Douglas H. "The Yankee Light Ships; A Constant Vigil." Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1932), pp. 26-27.

"Ship Without a Crew! Experimental Lightship has Remote Controls." Coast Guard Magazine (Jun 1950), p. 10.

"Short-Wave Radio Beam Protects Lightship From Ramming." Modern Mechanix 16, No. 5 (Sep 1936), p. 34.

"The Sinking of Nantucket Lightship [ No. 117 ]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 54 (Jun 1, 1934), p. 179.

"Southern Lightships [ Nos. 72, 91, 105, 107 ] in Gale." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 40 (Apr 1, 1927), pp. 185-186.

"Specially Equipped LNB [ replaced Columbia River Lightship Station ]." Commandant's Bulletin (Feb 25 1980), p. 5.

Stevens, Crindalyn.  "Life Aboard Columbia: Memories of Joseph B. McCarthy, Commanding Officer [WLV-604] 1966-1967."  Lighthouse Digest (Sep 2001), pp. 14-15.

Strobridge, Truman R. "Early Coast Guard Lightships on the Great Lakes." Inland Seas Quarterly Journal of the Great Lakes Historical Society 29 (Spring, 1973), pp. 16-26.

"Submarine Oscillator on Nantucket Light Vessel." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 72 (Dec 1, 1923), p. 315.

"Swiftsure Bank Light Vessel [ No. 93 ] in a Storm." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 62 (Feb 1, 1923), p. 266.

"Swiftsure Lightship [ No. 113 ] in Severe Storm on Pacific Coast." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 16 (Apr 1, 1931), p.64.

"Swiftsure off Swiftsure Shoals." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1947), p. 14.

Taylor, Tom.  "Lightships of the Florida Keys." The Keeper's Log (Fall, 2004), pp. 18-26. [ The Dry Tortugas Lightship, (1825-1826): Aurora Borealis (LV "ZZ"); The Carysfort Reef Lightships (1825-1852): Caesar (LV "AA") and Florida (LV "BB"); The Northwest Passage Lightship (1838-1855): Key West (LV "NN"); The Sand Key Lightship (1847-1852): Honey (LV "PP"). ]

Toole, George H. "Hatteras Hinterland [ lightship sunk by U-boat, 1918 ]." Coast Guard Magazine (Nov 1953), pp. 27-28.

"Trial Trip of New Diesel Electric Lightship [ No. 100 ]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 72 (Dec 2, 1929), pp. 315-316.

"Tube Radio Fog-Signal Transmitter on Ambrose Channel Light Vessel." Lighthouse Service Bulletin III, 5 (May 1, 1924), p. 20.

"2 Lightships [ Nos. 604, 605 ] Launched by East Boothbay Firm." Coast Guard Bulletin V, 12 (Jun 1950), p. 286.

"2 Lightships Off New York to be Replaced by Electronic Aids." Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association The Bulletin (Jan 1946), p. 327.

"Two of New Diesel Lightships on Station: Others are Nearing Completion." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 7 (Jul 1, 1930), pp. 28-29.

Varallo, Pasquale. "Lightship Memories: Life Aboard Cross Rip Lightship #96, May-November 1950." The Keeper's Log (Spring 2000), pp. 16-21.

"Vessel Masters Cooperating in Avoidance of Collisions with Lightships." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 61 (Jan 1, 1953), p. 197.

"Violent Storm on the North Pacific Coast Drives Umatilla Lightship From Station." Lighthouse Service Bulletin IV, 38 (Feb 1, 1933), p. 143.

"Visibility of Light, Nantucket Shoals Light Vessel." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 53 (May 1916), pp. 214-215.

Vogel, Mike. "The Loss of Light Vessel 82." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1989), pp. 14-19.

Wade, Don. "The Lightships." Cobblestone II (June 1981), pp. 26-29.

"Weather Observations on Light Vessels." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 52 (Apr 1916), p. 209.

Wheeler, Wayne C. "Cape Charles Lightship." The Keeper's Log (Summer 2005), pp. 9-12.

________. "The Cape Hatteras Lightship." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1998), pp. 20-21.

________. "The Lightships of Nantucket Shoals." The Keeper's Log (Fall 2006), pp. 12-17.

White, Richard D. "Destination Nowhere: Twilight of The Lightship." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 102 (Mar 1976), pp. 64-69.

"Winter Quarter Shoal, Va., Light Vessel [ No. 91 ] in Storm at Sea." Lighthouse Service Bulletin II, 52 (Apr 1, 1922), p. 222.

Worthylake, George. "Only Yesterday: LV 50—Columbia." The Keeper’s Log X (Spring 1994), pp. 20-23.

"Wreck of Buffalo Light Vessel [ No. 82 ] Located." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 30 (Jun 1914), p. 117.

Wright, Hamilton. "Wild Imagination: The Old Crate Holds Together." Coast Guard Magazine (Jul 1950), pp. 30-31.


Book & Published Government Documents:

Adams, W.H. Davenport. Lighthouses and Lightships: A Descriptive and Historical Account of Their Modes of Construction and Organization. London, New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1871.

Bachand, Robert G. Northeast Lights: Lighthouses and Lightships, Rhode Island to Cape May, New Jersey. Norwalk: Sea Sports Publications, 1989.

Bennett, William E. White for Danger: True Dramas of Lightships and Lighthouses. New York: John Day Co., 1963.

Binns, Archie. Lightship. New York: [?????], 1938.

Buchanan, Lamont. Ships of Steam. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1956.

Chatterton, E. Keble. The Romance of the Ship. London: Seeley, Service & Co., Ltd., 1925.

Claflin, James.  Lighthouses and Life Saving Along the Connecticut and Rhode Island Coast.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2001.

________. Lighthouses and Life Saving Along the Main and New Hampshire Coast.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 1999. 

________.  Lighthouses and Life Saving Along the Massachusetts Coast. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 1998.

Flint, Willard. A History of U.S. Lightships. Washington: U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office 1993.

________. Lightships and Lightship Stations of the United States Government: Reference Notes. Washington: U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office, 1989.

Floherty, John J. Men Without Fear. New York: J.B. Lippincott, Co., 1940.

Pyles, George H. Modeling the Lightship Portsmouth. Phoenix Publications, Inc.

Rongner, George E. Life Aboard a Coast Guard Lightship.  West Conshohocken, PA: Infinity Publishing Company, 2007.

Saunders, Cece & Lara Payne.  Cornfield Point Light Vessel LV-51: A Connecticut State Archaeological Preserve, Old Saybrook, Connecticut.  Westport, CT: Historical Perspectives, Inc., 2004.

Thompson, Frederic L. The Lightships of Cape Cod. Portland: Congress Square Press, 1983.

United States Congress. House. Additional Estimate of Appropriation for Light-Ships, 1900. H. Doc. 33, 56th Cong., 1st sess., 1900, Serial 3954.

________.________. For Additional Light-Ship for Use on Pacific Coast. H. Rp. 2176, 56th Cong., 2nd sess., 1901, Serial 4212.

________.________. Estimate for Lighthouse Service for Construction of Light-Ships and Other Purposes. H. Doc. 47, 66th Cong., 1st sess., 1919, Serial 7645.

________.________. Estimate for Repairs of Columbia River Light-Vessel 50. H. Doc. 399, 56th Cong., 2nd sess., 1901, Serial 4163.

________.________. New Light-ships with Steam Fog-signals on Atlantic Coast. H. Rp. 2292, 51st Cong., 1st sess., 1890, Serial 2813.

________. Senate. For Additional Light-Ship for Use on Pacific Coast. H. Rp. 2176, 56th Cong., 2nd sess., 1901, Serial 4212.

________.________. Estimate for Repair of Light-Vessel 69. S. Doc. 244, 55th Cong., 2nd sess., 1898, Serial 3611.

________.________. Relief Light-ship for Pacific Coast. S. Rp. 456, 54th Cong., 1st sess, 1896, Serial 3363; ....for 4th Lighthouse District Off Coast of New Jersey. S. Rp. 1535, 55th Cong., 3rd sess., 1899, Serial 3739.

Wilson, John Fleming. Order No. 113: An Episode in the Career of Chief Michael O’Rourke of Columbia River Lightship. Honolulu: Star-Bulletin Publishing Co., 1929.


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