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Light-house, etc., Pollock Rip Shoals, Massachusetts.

United States. Congress. House

Light-house, etc., Pollock Rip Shoals, Massachusetts.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lighthouses,
  • Aids to navigation,
  • Signals and signaling

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLighthouse and fog-signal near Pollock Rip Shoals, Massachusetts
    SeriesH.rp.1419
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16045837M

    Hand colored antique report chart of the northeast coast, with triangulation, and insets with Sub Sketches, Shewing the Position of Davis' Shoals, , and the Position of Phelp's Bank and Asia Rip, Very good condition, paper is toned, toning along fold lines, approx. x .   Point of Shoals Lighthouse had two lighthouses. The first was built in in Burwell’s Bay on the shallow southern shoreline of the James River. It was a small, twenty-foot square, four-room white dwelling with a red tin roof and black lantern supported by five wrought-iron piles. It was equipped with a large-sized pressed glass masthead or.

    Great Shoals Lighthouse was constructed in at the entrance to Wicomico River, Chesapeake Bay. The square cottage was pre-fabricated at the Lazaretto Depot in Baltimore and all the components were shipped to the construction site in July The light was completed in 32 days. In a fifth order Fresnel lens was installed. Continue reading. Massachusetts - Bed & Breakfast. West Dennis (Formerly Bass River) Lighthouse - USLHS Member Type: Bed & Breakfast Contact: One Lighthouse Inn Road - Box , West Dennis, MA ; Phone () Email: [email protected] Facility: The Lighthouse Inn reactivated its lens in and is now known as the West Dennis Inn features sixty-one.

    The LightHouse Rental Community with 50 Sites Port Chester, NY School District Developed by: LightHouse Living Named The Light House to pay homage to the history of Port Chester, this 50 unit building propels Port Chester forward into the 21st century. The contemporary design combined with state of the art amenities immediately makes this building the most desired .   This gorgeous red lighthouse is the tallest in Florida, and one of the tallest in the United States. Its history goes way back to , though it was out of use for decades because of destruction and construction. It's been back in business since , though, and was named a National Historic Landmark in


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Light-house, etc., Pollock Rip Shoals, Massachusetts by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

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