Illustrations & Photographs of

United States Lighthouse Service

Uniforms 

Through 1939


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A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform. Keeper Samuel Amalu, Hawaii, circa 1929

A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform.

Keeper Ted Pedersen, Cape Saint Elias, circa 1935
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform. "Wests & Waltenbergs feast on fowl." Coast Guard Island, date unknown. 
Nathaniel Halstead Sawyer, a LHS employee Nathaniel Halstead Sawyer served from 1911-1914 at the Long Point Depot in Carolina, as a caretaker.
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform. Unidentified second assistant keeper; station & date unknown.
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform.   Keeper Svendsen; St. Simon (1907-1935); date unknown 
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform.  Unknown keeper, working overalls; station & date unknown.
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform.   (l to r) Charles Shepardson; Barney Larker, Oscar Lindberg, Scotch Cap; date unknown.
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform.  (l to r) Oscar Lindberg & Barney Larker, Scotch Cap; date unknown
A photo of Keeper Ida Lewis   Ida Lewis (women light-keepers had no official uniform); Lime Rock; date unknown.
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform. USLHE button
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform. USLHS buttons
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform. USLHE button
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform. Lightship crew; date unknown
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform. Lighthouse tender crew; date unknown
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform. Captain J. W. Leadbetter, commanding officer of tender Cedar; date unknown
A photo of a Lighthouse Service Captain's uniform. Captain Nelson Huntley of Niantic, CT, 1904, assignment unknown
Courtesy of Doug Bingham
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform. First Mate Ralph Burns, tender Fern; 1959.
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform. Captain William H. Barton, commanding officer of tender Fern (center) with Lighthouse Service clerks Florence Tobin (left) and Tillie Dillon (right)
A photo of a Lighthouse keepers uniform. Engineering officer, lightship LV-3 (?); Shovelful Shoals, 1913
The officers of the USLHT Magnolia, circa 1936 Officers of USLHST Magnolia, 1936.  The tender’s Radio Operator (or “ Sparks ”) was Abraham Gardberg—third from the left.  Photo provided by Jonathan Gardberg (Abraham Gardberg’s son).

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