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Nantucket Lightship
Nantucket History & People

A 130-Year Vigil – Nantucket Lightship

~ by Amy Jenness, author of On This Day in Nantucket History, available at Mitchell’s Book Corner ~ The US government installed new experimental technologies on the lightships Nantucket and Cape May in 1934. A new type of short-range radio beacon was installed on the Nantucket to enable the lightship […]